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xp and vista networking problum with printer sharing

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Old 07-06-2008
sean
 

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xp and vista networking problum with printer sharing
i have an xp computer and lap top and two vista comps. the two xp comps can
see a printer on one machine but not the printer on the other machine. When i
try to ping the none recognizing one i get a timed out. Also the two xps can
see both vista machines on the add new printer but only one printer can be
seen.
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Old 07-06-2008
Jack \(MVP-Networking\).
 

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Re: xp and vista networking problum with printer sharing
Hi
Successful Sharing involves some general consideration in Network settings,
http://www.ezlan.net/sharing.html
As well as specific adjustment of each computer according to what it is
allowed to be shared.
Vista File and Printer Sharing-
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb727037.aspx
Windows XP File Sharing -
http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;304040
Printer Sharing XP -
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...utt_july2.mspx
Windows Native Firewall setting for Sharing XP -
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/875357
Windows XP patch for Sharing with Vista -
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922120
Jack (MVP-Networking).


"sean" <sean@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>i have an xp computer and lap top and two vista comps. the two xp comps can
> see a printer on one machine but not the printer on the other machine.
> When i
> try to ping the none recognizing one i get a timed out. Also the two xps
> can
> see both vista machines on the add new printer but only one printer can be
> seen.


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