Printer Sharing between different Operating Systerms RRS feed

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  • Hello,

    I am trying to set up printer sharing on my home network between a desktop running Vista 64 bit that has a printer connected via USB,  and a laptop running XP 32 bit.  I went into the control panel and allowed sharing of the printer, but when I go into add a printer on my laptop and try to search for the printer and add it, it doesn't show up.  The desktop and the workgroup are detected, but I cannot find the printer.  Any suggestions on how to find the printer, or do I need a print server because I am running two different operating systems?  Thanks in advance.
    • Changed type JimR1Moderator Friday, July 31, 2009 7:57 PM
    • Moved by JimR1Moderator Friday, July 31, 2009 7:57 PM Off topic. (From:Windows Live OneCare Printer Sharing)
    Friday, July 31, 2009 6:21 PM

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