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| Thread-Topic: Best Way Install Shared XP Printer On Vista
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| Subject: Re: Best Way Install Shared XP Printer On Vista
| Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 11:00:03 -0700
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| Thanks Malke, I very much appreciate your input.
| "Malke" wrote:
| > Dell Boy wrote:
| > > I want to install a shared printer on a Windows Vista machine. The
| > > currently installed on a Windows XP Home computer and is shared
| > > with two other XP Home machines. The printer driver version installed
| > > XP machines is not Vista compatible - I have downloaded the Vista
| > > version of the driver from the manufacturers web site (this version
| > > driver is also XP comptatible). I want to avoid going round
| > > re-installing/updating the driver on the XP machines if I can.
| > >
| > > Can anyone advise the simplest way to do this?
| > You don't need to do anything to the XP machines. Install the Vista
| > printer drivers on the Vista machine. The printer should be found
| > the installation routine. If it isn't, use the Add New Printer wizard.
| > Malke
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| > MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User