You may want to add the printer as local first and remap it as network
printer. This how to may help.
How to add a local printer on Vista and remap it to a network printer - Many
Vista printer issues can be fixed by adding it as local printer and
recapture it as a network printer (check this link for more details: Vista
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
"Lanlord" <Lanlord@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I have a Windows XP Pro (sp-2) computer, with all the updates installed. I
> have an HP 1000 printer shared connected to the XP computer.
> When I try to "add a printer" on the Vista computer, the "Add Printer"
> the printer, when I select the printer, Vista gives me the following
> Cannot connect to printer: access denied.
> I'm running AVG Internet Security v7.5 on both computers, configured for
> "computers in domain". I have deactivated the AVG firewall on both
> Nothing seems to work.
> I do not have a problem when I connect to another Vista home premium
> computer, it sees the printer and connects to it's shared printer.
> Any help with this problem will be greatly appreciated.
> Ron Hughes