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Old 02-18-2007
Chris
 

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network printers
i have two network printers connected to a xp home pc. everytime i try to
connect to them using vista, it says: "Windows cannot connect to the
printer. Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000003)." does anyone
know what this error message means?

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Old 02-19-2007
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RE: network printers
Chris,
I get the same error with a clean install on one machine and on an upgrade
on another machine.
If I get an answer I will post it here for you.



"Chris" wrote:

> i have two network printers connected to a xp home pc. everytime i try to
> connect to them using vista, it says: "Windows cannot connect to the
> printer. Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000003)." does anyone
> know what this error message means?
>

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Old 02-19-2007
Alan Morris [MSFT]
 

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Re: network printers
error 3 is network path not found.

type net view in a command window targeting the XP machine

net view \\XPMACHINE

are the print shares listed?

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"Chris" <chris_shaw01@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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>i have two network printers connected to a xp home pc. everytime i try to
>connect to them using vista, it says: "Windows cannot connect to the
>printer. Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000003)." does
>anyone know what this error message means?



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Old 02-19-2007
ciaphas
 

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Re: network printers
yes, all the shares and printers are shown

"Alan Morris [MSFT]" <alanmo@online.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> error 3 is network path not found.
>
> type net view in a command window targeting the XP machine
>
> net view \\XPMACHINE
>
> are the print shares listed?
>
> --
> Alan Morris
> Windows Printing Team
> Search the Microsoft Knowledge Base here:
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;[ln];kbhowto
>
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
> rights.
>
> "Chris" <chris_shaw01@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:B54FA2E6-81F7-4CF5-9784-972893096792@microsoft.com...
>>i have two network printers connected to a xp home pc. everytime i try to
>>connect to them using vista, it says: "Windows cannot connect to the
>>printer. Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000003)." does
>>anyone know what this error message means?

>
>


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