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Windows 7: XP desktop & Windows 7 laptop

06 Dec 2009   #1
Mac65

Windows XP & Windows 7
 
 
XP desktop & Windows 7 laptop

Hi, I have just joined the forums, I have bought my granddaughter a laptop with Windows 7 64 bit on it. My daughter's desktop has Windows XP Home Premium & I want to use a router to make them both wireless. Will the laptop work from the desktop even though it is an older version of windows installed in it. I want to keep the laptop as a Christmas present & for getting good marks with her exams, so I will have to have the setup running before Xmas day, any help will be thankfully recieved. Mac


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06 Dec 2009   #2
richc46

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mac65 View Post
Hi, I have just joined the forums, I have bought my granddaughter a laptop with Windows 7 64 bit on it. My daughter's desktop has Windows XP Home Premium & I want to use a router to make them both wireless. Will the laptop work from the desktop even though it is an older version of windows installed in it. I want to keep the laptop as a Christmas present & for getting good marks with her exams, so I will have to have the setup running before Xmas day, any help will be thankfully recieved. Mac
Yes, a friend has Windows 2000, Vista and a common printer and they all work with wireless. We are assuming that both computers have wireless capablitites. If they do it will work, you just have to enjoy.
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