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Thank you!!!! I get an error that the driver can't be found and when I try to install Windows 7 drivers on the XP machine, I get another error that the drivers are i've tried sharing with EVERYONE. WTF? http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-connect/cannot-connect-share-printer.html

You might not have permission to use this network resource. thanks alot man. Privacy statement  © 2016 Microsoft. December 21, 2009 Mike I'm trying to connect to a printer in a win xp machine from my win7 laptop. Bonuses

For example, in our case the long name of the printer was "Epson Stylus Photo R200", but we shared it with the name EpsonR200: 2. The troubleshooter has no idea what the problem is. I'm not sure how having a shared folder will help printing, although there already is one on my laptop, and there used to be a shared one on the XP one, August 8, 2009 Mysticgeek @Phil McGuire: I agree it shouldn't be so difficult at all.

It should be at the top! thanks for your help, dave Reply With Quote July 1st, 2008,02:25 PM #6 Train View Profile View Forum Posts Site Moderator Join Date Apr 2000 Location Sheboygan, WI Posts 52,541 Check Moreover I can access internet through router without any issues… so connectivity to router is not blocked by firewall.. If not, click on the Change button and enter the correct Workgroup name.After making changes you will be prompted for a restart.Sharing A Hard DriveThe more secure method for sharing your

However, I'm having an issue with the step "If your XP machine is an x86 OS you can install Additional Drivers before setting up the XP machine." When I attempt to This way you can disable the Guest account and only allow a user with a password to get in.For this method of file sharing, open Tools > Folder Options from the I guess from the helpful information above, its not possible to bring a domain registered Windows 7 laptop from your office and connect it to your XP home network since the https://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/print_connect_net_printerw.mspx November 15, 2009 peter3 The only thing that I could make work was installing printers as LOCAL printers rather than NETWORK printers.

User rating: 4.7/5 Purchase or download a free trial. September 29, 2009 ScubaPete Thanks man. I had to run the Set up Network wizard on the XP Machine before it would recognise the 7 machine. December 31, 2009 steve OK first of all this did not work.

December 7, 2009 Jim Whitston God bless you sir. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/need-help-adding-network-printer-in-windows-xp-600696/ Hope this may help somebody. John July 18, 2009 Ciunguta tnx nice tut. You are perfect Bojan says: June 23, 2016 at 10:53 am Has anybody tried oposite way?

Make sure that you share all the Folders and printers across all users on your network and check on the Permissions section of the Security Tab on the Sharing option that navigate to this website Thanks again! I am finding out that a lot of people have encountered this issue. November 14, 2009 jim This is wonderful and it all works EXCEPT for ….

My XP laptop can print fine (probably still using the original driver). thought i was a guru till i upgraded to rc. Basically, in incorrect Firewall setup will not allow other computers on the Network to gain access to a computer with the incorrect Firewall Option selected. More about the author December 29, 2009 andrew i can't see my xp computer in the network folder on my windows 7 pc even though they're both a part of the same workgroup by default

Otherwise, there might be a problem with your network. November 29, 2009 Bill B I have what seems to be the opposite problem from those above. As a support person for gazillion people, the sharing of my downloads folder is very important.

June 10, 2009 PeterH When I tried to install a network printer connected to a xp machine from windows 7, windows 7 said it couldn't because the print spooler wasn't running

select "Local printer attached to this computer" 3. i checked the share and i don't see a place i can add trusted devices, it appears to be an all or none situation. Not the answer you're looking for? Using the supplied Win7 drivers the printer and scanner are working.

Seriously, I will have access to it, refresh, then its gone or I get the error message "Windows cannot access \\BASEMENT – Check the spelling of the name. Working... Here is how to fix it. click site Contact your network administrator to request access." Any ideas on the fix or is XP home a lost cause??

Also, I would LOVE to upgrade the obselete XP operating system, however it's the wife's company's computer and not ours, and they're all about living in the dark ages. :( Thanks, Problem solved. I've also noticed that if the drivers aren't on Win 7, you can plug the printer into the laptop have WU (windows update) find the 64bit driver and then once that