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How do I connect to a shared printer from Vista Home Premium?

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How do I connect to a shared printer from Vista Home Premium?
I have a network with three computers, Ralp and Helga are Win XP Pro and
Sylvia is the new laptop running Vista Home Premium. Ralph has all the
printers connected via USB ports on it. Helga can print easily to Ralphs
printers. Sylvia alas cannnot. Everything I have tried fails. I enabled
the Guest account on the Ralph, I created a new account on Ralph to match the
account on Sylvia. I have enabled simple file and printer sharing on Ralph.
I installed the printer locally on Sylvia and then tried to create a new
TCP\IP port on Sylvia but still no luck. This is way to complicated to just
share a printer at home. Does any one have an answer regarding printer
sharing in Vista Home?
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