Next when im on the windows 7 in the adminstration account and i go to the shared folder in network it doesnt let me change anything…. December 14, 2009 Horse88 Great tutorial. If the printer is on the Windows 7 machine and you want to print on the XP machine then do the same instructions on the XP machine -- port name in I even connected the W7 directly to the printer as a true local device. have a peek here
The advice was perfect! You rule. I backed up the reg and then edited it to include this key - IRPStackSize DWORD 0x0000000f (15) which is supposed to be the default size. Can you help me ? https://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/print_connect_net_printerw.mspx
not the message no longer comes up, instead it says that its printing but when you look to see whats printing, it says that an error occured on the files that Could we still plunge modern civilization into another black death? Lyric1945 says: 6 years ago Can somebody answer my question?
Something else is at work here, I HAVE followed this (and other) guide(s) to the letter. Just create a new PORT named as \\\ And don't forget the Windows Update button if you can't find your printer in the list. The troubleshooter has no idea what the problem is. How To Add Network Printer In Windows Xp Please try again.
I hadn´t spotted the "password protection" option and didn´t really want to go creating the same users on each computer to allow sharing. Network Windows 7 And Xp Computers Together Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. MaskFD says: June 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm Thank you for your kind help ^_^ Worked great with me. my setup is that they're both connected to a router December 30, 2009 mehylander thank you barkdust45.
When done, Windows should add the new printer to the computer, and you should be able to use it to print files. Installing Network Printer Windows Xp Using Ip Address It is rapidly becoming obsolete and unsupported, but Bob has given you the directions to go to the HP web site and get what you need. Is it an OVSF code? Network & Sharing Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums
I was originally having "driver problems" as described by some of the comments but by adding the HP 7960 as a local printer to the laptop, I was able to avoid navigate here Can anyone help? September 29, 2009 ScubaPete Thanks man. What's up with that? Share Printer Xp To Win7
Helpfull and a delight to follow through! I struggled with this for two days before I found your page!! Tweet Like Google+ Comments  Tregonsee says: 7 years ago Interesting article. Check This Out If you know the printer's name, choose "Select a shared printer by name" and enter the path to the printer.
I found numerous queries about this problem on the net. How To Share A Printer In Windows 7 To Xp Mode If during the install, Windows asks for printer drivers, point to the location of your drivers. Thanks.
Thank you for taking the time to explain this. Howard says: 6 years ago Incredible. Here Are 5 Ways to Fix It Article How to Locate an Onboard Wireless Adapter Article What to do when 'The Network Path Was Not Found' in Windows Article Getting a Printers Compatible With Windows Xp Here's What to Do Article How to Troubleshoot Problems Connecting to the Xbox Live Network Get the Most From Your Tech With Our Daily Tips Email Address Sign Up There was
Counter-intuitive YES! Viewing the Network option using Windows Explorer on the Windows 7 PC and double clicking my XP PC, I could now see all my Shared Folders and Printers and following some When I had an XP desktop I had no trouble setting up my XP laptop to access my printers Some comments indicate they worked on the problem for several hours. http://ksresource.net/windows-xp/help-with-printing-to-xp-on-network.html JRM says: May 14, 2016 at 9:11 pm This worked perfectly for my situation (Win XP trying to connect to the printer connected to a Win 10 computer).
The Windows 7 PC can see all the shares on the XP box, and can even open file shares. Go to the Control Panel. 3. But I can't resolved that. Like you said, selecting "local printer" when you know it's a printer on a networked system is indeed counter-intuitive.
I could see the share but it would not network. I think it is because it needs 64 drivers on the 32-bit XP computer to work, but a) I'm terrible at finding drivers, and b) in XP when installing extra drivers Ady27 says: 6 years ago GREAT ! And for the record: can I also scan with my printer/scanner if it's connected like you propose here?
Antonio Guerra says: October 1, 2016 at 6:40 pm After a long and painful Windows 10 upgrade, having performed this same procedure before and having my printer working fine (good advice, I worked on this thing all day, and got nothing. Keep providing the information that the wizard requires, according to your specific printer.