If the computers are able to communicate then follow the steps provided
below to share the printer.
Please follow the below steps to share the printer in the network:
Please follow the below steps from the computer to which the printer is
Click Start >Right-click on My Computer (Host Computer).
Here you can find the 'Computer name' tab.
Note this Full Computer Name here.
After the steps are done, follow the below steps from the same computer to
which the printer is connected:
1. Click Start, Control Panel, then Printers and Faxes.
2. Right-click your HP Deskjet 3650 Series printer icon, then select the
Sharing option from the list.
3. Click on Sharing tab and enter a share name such as, HPDJ.
4. Click on OK.
The printer is now shared as HPDJ.
Steps to be performed to share the printer from the client Windows Vista
Go to Control Panel. Choose Printer. Then choose Add Printer.
Choose Add a local printer. Click on Create a new port. The default in the
drop down box is Local Port. Do not change that. Click Next.
A dialogue box will appear asking for you to enter a port name.
Type in the \\FullComputername\SharedPrintername
Under the Manufacturers list, select HP.
Under the Printers list, select the HP Deskjet 3600 Series printer and click
Under Do you want to use this printer as the default printer select "Yes"
and click Next.
When asked to print a test page, select "Yes", then Finish.
Now try printing and check the results.
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> archived thread will be helped also?
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