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Windows 7: Now trying to getwife's vista machine to see printer on Windows7 netwo

08 Mar 2012   #1
BSUBroncofan

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Now trying to getwife's vista machine to see printer on Windows7 netwo

I looked both on the Vista Forums and on this forum and could not find an answer. The machine is a HP G60 Notebook PC running windows Vista 32-bit OS. She's a member of the workgroup, but we can't get the printer added. We go through the add printer steps, clicking on add a network, wireless or bluetooth printer. The search for available printers shows nothing, so we browse for the printer and we can see the correct computer that the printer is connected to, but when we select it, we are prompted for a user name and password. We type in the name of the computer it's hooked up to and the password we set up for it and get a message that the password or user name is wrong. What am I doing wrong?


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09 Mar 2012   #2
Montreal300

win 7 32 bit
 
 

Have you set the printer to "share"?
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