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  • alright. iv got an i mac and a windows 7 PC before i had windows 7 the i mac seen my XP system and could connect and share a printer no porblem. now that iv upgraded to windows 7 thigs have become much more complicated and i need some serious help. iv been seraching and reading forums for days and nothing.

    issue 1: mac does not even recognize the windows 7 PC:
    my old xp system just showed up in the network tab of the i mac i did
    not need to do anything it was just there. now i have 7 and i dont show
    up.

    issue 2: printer does not show up:
    when i had xp i set the printer to be shared on the network and it would
    just show up in the mac search for printers. switched to 7 and now i
    share the printer and it doesn't show up. someone please help me.
    Monday, May 30, 2011 2:39 AM