Re: vista computer trying to connect to xp printer on xp network
I got mine to work like this:
add a printer...
**(if you can see your networked printer in "Add a network, wireless or
Bluetooth printer" do this
add a local printer...
turn on use existing port radio button...
...find your networed printer in the pull-down list
then you find your printer by supplier then model and this sets up your
when you get to send a test print, and you print the test page AND
you get one, you are in business!
> i have 2 computers and one laptop in my home the main computer is xp,
> is xp. the hp printer is attached to main computer. my daughters
> computer is
> vista. i can see all computers on the network and had no problem in
> the printer to my xp laptop, but cannot add the printer to the vista
> computer. i have norton on all computers and have removed it and still
> problem. when adding the printer on the vista computer, i can see the
> but when i add it produces this error "Windows cannot connect
> to the printer. Operation could not be completed (error 0x0000046a)"
> can anyone help, it does not seem vista and xp are very compatible