Sharing printer PC XP Home to Windows 7 Laptop

  Ritchbee 19:12 20 Aug 10


I've gone through and seachred plenty of answers on this subject but all they do is confuse me even more.

Does anyone have any links to do the above please

I am a complete novice!

My printer is connected via a USB port and I also have a Linksys router.


  mgmcc 19:37 20 Aug 10

See if this thread helps - click here

  Ritchbee 16:10 21 Aug 10


My laptop can see the my PC but it doesn't see the printer in trying to add it to my W7 laptop.

I have gone through and follwed the steps as per the attached.

click here

and on you tube there is a very good 10 minute video by someone which I have also followed but still no luck.

Is it firewalls stopping me now

I've made my laptop see my router dont now how though!

Any further advice welcome


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