Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.


Windows Xp/vista

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 Paul_


  • Members
  • 1 posts
  • Local time:04:47 PM

Posted 15 March 2008 - 01:42 PM

I have set a home network up with windows xp on a desktop and windows vista home premium on this laptop.The thing I need help with though is the printer sharing as I haven't been able to do this and need to, can anyone in the forum please help me out please TIA

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


#2 jhsmurray


  • Members
  • 383 posts
  • Location:6,378 km above the Earth's core
  • Local time:12:47 PM

Posted 15 March 2008 - 02:27 PM

Assuming the two machines can "see" each other on the network:

This article looks like it would be pretty helpful:

Some general info here:

Have a look at the Accessing a Shared Printer section on the following page (about 80% of the way down):

If you're still having problems, temporarily disable any firewalls and test.

By the way, what model printer is it?

Acer Aspire 5732z
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate
Processor: Intel Pentium III Xeon, 2200 MHz
Display: Mobile Intel GMA 4500M

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users