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RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek How To Share Files and Printers Between Windows 7 and Vista With three different versions of Windows being used now, you’ll Thanks Steve says: 5 years ago I've seen this similar solution posted other places, But no one goes the other way.What if i my W7 DOESN'T ‘see' my XP? Robert4 says: 5 years ago Thanks. Click the Add a printer button On the Add Printer/Chose a Local or network printer screen. http://bovbjerg.net/how-to/why-cannot-share-printer-from-xp-to-vista.php

Restart the machine and see if its worked. You may need to allow the printer through the Windows firewall. October 10, 2011 oldsystembuilder I have 3 windows 7 home prem. This might work as well for most other win 7 non supported printer models!

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Abe says: 5 years ago I have a Dell AIO 942 connected to my XP machine. Thank you again. Report wslazyk› bigAl - Oct 25, 2009 12:24AM Big Al - Thanks for the tip about clearing the sockets.

  1. The printer works from both pcs.Thanks a TON!
  2. There is a futility caused trying to make identical set-ups on the two systems because Microsoft has changed definitions.
  3. I have had the printer working when it is connected directly to the 7 machine I used the same driver file and I get to the "Installing printer…" screen with the
  4. Once the installation has completed, click Next on the Type a Printer Name window.
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  6. kind of a pain but at least it works!!!!
  7. JB Martinez says: 6 years ago Amazing!
  8. December 27, 2010 kim if you can see windows 7 files from vista, but not vista files from windows 7, i think it is because of the stupid User Account Control

njbeachbetty says: 6 years ago Thanks. "Add Local Printer" worked to connect a network printer. Now back to the host computer, the one to which the printer is hard-wired running VISTA, there are some more things to do on that box: First, in your Network Connections Up top, at View, select Show Hidden Devices. How To Share Files Between Vista And Windows 10 Other computers on my network also connect to the Internet directly or through a hub”. 8.

Up top, at View, select Show Hidden Devices. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 The XP and Vista machines are asked for a username and password to connect. Windows 7 will load the driver and you’ll be able to print to the XP machine from Windows 7! Emtebu says: 6 years ago Hello, You explained everything really well, but it still doesn't work for me.

Vista has a different group policy than did XP. Printer Sharing In Windows 7 Step By Step Pdf Just because you see another computer icon in your network, it doesn't mean that everything is accessable. I am convinced that Vista does not play well with XP Pro in a workgroup setting. I have been trying for 3 months to get my XP printer working from Windows 7 laptop.

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It can SEE the printer, but nothing Itried worked, until I went to the link you posted.Now it works like a charm. Gerard Gagne says: 6 years ago It doesn’t work with mine. How To Share Printer In Windows 7 32 Bit And 64 Bit Open the Start Menu and click on Devices and Printers. Network Windows 10 And Vista Edgar Gomez says: 5 years ago I have read the intruction and I will try all my best to follow it.

Mine was a wired environment, but had the same problem as wireless, because one machine is XP the other is Vista. http://bovbjerg.net/how-to/ubuntu-cannot-access-windows-share.php until i find out a way around it, i guess i have to move all the vista stuff i want to share to a the vista/user/public folders. (i have never stored Hope this helps!!! Solution remove XP SP3 >>> install XP SP2 and - it works - you can see printers PCs etc Report VistaUser- Apr 20, 2009 03:27AM Wow - good suggestion, let's all How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit

Double on the file “netsetup.exe” 4. PJ says: 5 years ago Thank you! After getting ready to throw in the towel, this tutorial excellent. have a peek at these guys If the printer name on the"print server" has a space in ityou may first need to change the share name so it does not have any spaces in it.

after a while it gets BSOD for like a... How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp What could be the path. Luckily, someone has...

jep says: 5 years ago Hi..

This is how it works: At the Win 7 bit machine with the shared network printer, go to Start, Control Panel, System, Device Manager. Looks like there's some kind of difference between the XP drivers I was downloading and an actual matching version. Scroll down to Printers and show the contents. How To Share Printer In Windows 7 Step By Step Worked perfectly!

Your "install local printer" trick worked perfectly. I have set the XP plotter to be shared, yet, when I bring up the the network on Windows 7, I can not see the XP Mode system. Elaine says: 7 years ago Thank you, thank you, thank you. http://bovbjerg.net/how-to/ubuntu-cannot-connect-to-windows-7-share.php April 18, 2010 Nick I am having problems connecting to my printer (whish is on an XP machine) from my new Windows 7 machine.

Much appreciated! Right click on the folder, select properties, seclect share, select everyone or homegroup, finalized by clicking on "share".