See if the information that helped Birk will work for you. If not please
start a new post with exact errors and the model of the printer you are
using as well as some network information.
This KB article explains it all. I used the steps in the Printer
Sharing section to successfully share my LaserJet 2500 with my old XP
system. Here's the article URL:
Windows Printing Team
Search the Microsoft Knowledge Base here:
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"Steve" <Steve@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Well....This did not work for me--perhaps I'm not sophisticated enough to
> follow the protocol disclosed here. This continues to be one of the more
> frustrating experiences I've had in a very long time.
> Kind regards.
> "jel183(UK)" wrote:
>> Maybe of interest to some... Having experienced the 'Access denied'
>> when trying to connect my Vista to a shared HP PSC1317 connected to an XP
>> Home machine I have finally solved the problem:
>> I downloaded and installed this new HP Vista package on my Vista machine:
>> http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/s... 53494&lang=en
>> I then went to 'Add printer' > Local printer > Create a new port > Local
>> port > port name > typed in the shared path > added the HP Deskjet D1300
>> series as the printer (as the PSC 1317 was not offered) > printed test
>> and it WORKED !
>> Vista Ultimate x86
>> MS Office 2003 Standard Edition