We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

Network printer stopping Microsoft Office working


Alboy114

Likes # 0

Hi. I have a desktop pc-windows xp with a Dell Laser printer connected via a port. Have Office XP 2003. Have wi-fi and in addition a lap-top with windows 7and office 2007. Two pcs are networked fine- lap-top can see the printer,make it default printer and print fine from Word Pad etc.

However when the printer is made the default printer on the laptop the office 2007 packages on the lap-top will not open at all. Opening in safe mode and getting them reconfigured does not work. Have correct drivers on both pcs for printer to use windows 7. Can you help please. Do not want to uninstall and reinstall Office 2007 as that would be a lot of ag and am not convinced that would work. Thanks very much. Alan

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Android One vs Android Silver vs Google Nexus: What is the difference?

IDG UK Sites

Apple updates MacBook Pro line-up: Price cuts & spec boosts for 6 MacBook Pro models

IDG UK Sites

Long live the internet fridge: the Internet of Things is coming

IDG UK Sites

How Prometheus' colourist Juan Ignacio Cabrera gave a tense, edgy feel to Chosen