Trying to set up a printer from my labtop

  popali 14:29 20 Dec 09
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I have windows XP on my main computer with a Cannon pixma ip 2000 attached to it (working) I have recently bought a labtop which has Windows 7 loaded on it I am connected wirelessly between both computers but try as i might i can not get my printer to print remoatly. Any ideas.

  Jollyjohn 14:57 20 Dec 09

Ensure "File and printer sharing" is on on th PC.
Ensure the printer is shared. There will be a hand symbol under it when shared.
Disable any firewalls briefly.
Run the add printer wizard on laptop - ensuring you pick network printer.

  Sea Urchin 15:54 20 Dec 09

You also need to install the Win7 driver for your printer - you can get it from here (select your Operating System)

click here

  popali 16:19 27 Dec 09

Tried your suggestions Seems to be set up ok but will not print a Test Page to my printer from the lab top. Anyway thanks for now Ill scratch my head a little bit harder

  popali 12:41 24 Feb 10

Not realy resolved Contacted Cannon no known soution to my problem.

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