After 6 hours and alot of cussing, I got my Vista Laptop ability to print to
my shared HP on XP desktop. After ensuring Vista share settings are correct
from previous thread. I had to physically hook up printer to laptop to
installed updated Vista drives. Once done, I disconnected printer from laptop
and reconnected to desktop and add second printer on Vista laptop. I added
the same printer from the XP desktop. I had to change port settings to on the
Vista Laptop to \\XPMachine\Printer Name. Once done I had two exact printers
loaded, one from the USB port on the Laptop and one for local port from the
XP desktop. I was able to print wirelessly from the Vista to the XP. Don't
know why this work around works but it does. I'll be more happy to assist
anyone with the same problem.
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