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Old 02-06-2008
Dave C
 

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I have a desktop running under windows xp that is connected to a printer.
Using a wireless network, can I configure a laptop running under windows
vista to share a printer with this desktop wirelessly? I have tried to do
this, but I keep getting error reports.
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Dave C.
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Old 02-06-2008
Robert L. \(MS-MVP\)
 

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Re: print sharing
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.
http://www.howtonetworking.com/vista/remapprinter.htm

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"Dave C" <Davec@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I have a desktop running under windows xp that is connected to a printer.
> Using a wireless network, can I configure a laptop running under windows
> vista to share a printer with this desktop wirelessly? I have tried to do
> this, but I keep getting error reports.
> --
> ThanK YoU
> Dave C.


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