Is such a thing possible? I suspect that it is and that I'm just missing something somewhere, a step left out possibly. I am trying to print to an HP inkjet printer attached to my XP machine to print from a laptop on the same wireless network (in home) from a laptop running Vista Home Premium. Both machines have firewalls enabled with exceptions made for File & Printer Sharing. I have changed the properties on the printer to share it out. I even have Zone Alarm running but have also made an allowance for the IP address of the Vista machine. I ran through the add printer process on the Vista machine, using TCP/IP setup to add the printer and found it eventually by using the IP address for my host XP machine. It found the printer, but for some reason it would not print the test page. I also tried to test print some other documents with no success.
I know the printer is working, I have printed to it before and after the setup. I know my network connections are good on both machines, have tested that. I do think it's worth mentioning that I'm using wireless on both machines, not sure if that would be an issue or not but I don't think so.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!!