This works for Windows 2000 Professional as well. I can now print remotely from my new Windows 7 laptop through my Windows XP desktop PC!!! Microsoft really needs to get their act together, this was way not intuitive without your help. Robert4 says: 5 years ago Thanks. http://sauvblog.com/windows-7/cannot-share-printer-between-xp-and-windows-7.html
November 3, 2011 Chuck I can look at my laptop from my windows 7 desktop, but I still cannot look at my windows 7 desktop from my Vista laptop nor can Sign-up for the email newsletter for your daily dose of tech tips & tutorials.Email: [email protected] ← go back print Tech ProjectsListen Write something and save it as an audio file. Do the same for every folder for both of your computers in your system that you want to share. Eddy says: 7 years ago This also works for sharing a printer on a Win7 computer with an XP computer. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/9040/how-to-share-files-and-printers-between-windows-7-and-vista/
You can do this by right-clicking on the printer and choosing Sharing. Thanks a million. Blueiguana says: 6 years ago Thanks. Finally, one word on sharing printers.
Please let me know. Then, when asked about overwriting the existing driver with the one from the disk, I said yes and pulled it directly from the disk. This was my first negative experience with win 7 hopefully there wont be many more. How To Share Printer In Windows 7 32 Bit And 64 Bit Brilliant!!!
Problem: win7 does not find them probably because they are not directly connected to a computer but on the net. Network Windows 10 And Vista I followed everything to Step 6 where I entered the port name and I clicked "OK." I, then, got a small window titled "Server Port" with the message, "Not enough server So I'm stuck. The Windows 7 PC can see all the shares on the XP box, and can even open file shares.
Is there a solution, or do I have to resign myself to limited networking? How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp Install 32-bit & 64-bit Device Drivers There is a way to get the extra drivers installed on the computer, however; it just takes a little more work. Double-click on the computer name and you should see your shared printer in the list. Downloaded the Canon Windows 7driver to my XP machine but it still won;t work wirelessly, although it connects fine with the usb!
Can you tell me how do I make it discoverable on my windows 7? Alis Nikol, Mar 30, 2015, in forum: Windows 10 News Replies: 0 Views: 823 Alis Nikol Mar 30, 2015 SOLVED windows vista BillyB, Nov 5, 2015, in forum: Installation, Setup and How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 Very well explained. How To Share Files Between Vista And Windows 10 Then I unplugged the printer from the laptop and returned it to the xp system… Then I tried to install the printer again this time it found the driver and worked
MegBelgium, Aug 24, 2015 #1 Advertisements Maxjonz Joined: Aug 17, 2015 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 1 I agree - but I even find it very difficult to do file sharing between news I cannot back up my files and photos now - and being an Ex DBA I find this very annoying !! Any suggestions? It looked like everything worked, but when I print a file it never prints. Printer Sharing In Windows 7 Step By Step Pdf
I like to preview my work before printing, however, I am unable to do so on my Win7 machine. How do you send files to that shared printer for printing from a laptop that is running the 32-bit version of Windows.For the most part, the transition from 32-bit I can now printer from my windows 7 to XP where the printer is. http://sauvblog.com/windows-7/cannot-share-fax-printer-windows-7.html April 4, 2010 Shane I have tried all your steps.
Now click on the link in the top menu bar that says “View remote printers.” Right click on the name of the printer you wish to share, click properties, and then How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit The process is not intuitive or well explained by Microsoft but I followed your instructions & voila, it worked! Advertisements Latest Threads problem with Youtube lag.
If computers are in multiple workgroups, it can take additional time and effort to discover all of the computers on the network. Rick says: 6 years ago Great description of the steps involved. Your explanation was by far the best. How To Share Printer In Windows 7 Step By Step Your alternative method is to browse to it.
grateful says: 5 years ago THANK YOU!!!! This works perfectly: I can print on both printers from all XPcomputers and all XPcomputers have access to each other, to the server and to the internet. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated! check my blog jon.oman says: 5 years ago This worked!
I've been using the WIN7 PRO x64 laptop between my office network and my home for over a year. And if you can't, do you have a solution for that to? (I actually suppose you can, but you never know for sure with electronics. What is it about this one win7 that will not play nicely with Vista? Since the update, I have difficulty filesharing between the 2.
When I checked my reg I found the key missing. Hallelujah. I enabled password protection on the Windows 7 machine so we can take a look at the login screen that will be displayed before connecting. Here's Why You Should Update The Best Alternative File Managers for Windows, Mac, and Linux Which Windows Services Can You Safely Disable?
Just because you see another computer icon in your network, it doesn't mean that everything is accessable. Set Windows 7 Share Settings On the Windows 7 machine we need to set up a few things in Advanced Sharing Settings. thanks palmerr says: 7 years ago When I double click on my XP computer it asks me my my network user ID and Password. Now I wanted to add a brandnew Acer laptop with Windows7 (Home Premium 64-bit) to this perfectly working network.
My devices as below: Admin PC OS Windows XP, other connected network PC OS Windows 7, Printer: Samsung Monochrome Laser ariel958 says: 6 years ago I followed all the steps, and grateful says: 6 years ago Thanks!