Hi Chaps,Managed to setup a wireless modem/router but can't seem to get the printer sharing to work. I can see the printer in shared docs on main PC, but it says printer error. Any ideas please?Another question, I've been advised to get another firewall to run alongside the XP firewall. Do I need to install the firewall only on the main PC? not on the laptop too?AngeTheHippyxx
I prefer to have a firewall on all PC's in network. Have you installed printer software on both machines?
I assume you installed your printer with the firewall removed (removed, i.e. uninstalled, not just disabled)?
You don't need to uninstall the firewall just disable it if you have any problems. Have you set the printer to share. What brand printer?I found this guide helpful: click here
With some printers you do.It's the recommended procedure for my HP.
laurie53I stand corrected. Not had any problems with Epson and the 2 HP's did not need the firewall uninstalled.
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