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"geddyman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have a Vista Laptop working off a wireless network connected to a P2
> windows 2000 desktop. I have internet on both, but I can't figure out
> how to set up a connection between my laptop and desktop so that I can
> set up a printer and shared folder. I NEED to be able to print to my
> printer on my desktop from my laptop. Can anyone help me? I'm new to
> networking, but smart enough to understand what you are saying.
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