|03 May 2011||#1|
Windows 7 USB print share
I have a Desktop....
Running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Homegroup enabled for files and printers
A Dell Photo Printer 720 with Vista 64 driver - USB Connection - Working fine
Connected to a wireless router
on the other-end..
I have a Laptop
Running Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
Homegroup enabled for files
Vista 32 drivers for Dell printer
Connected to the same router
I can trade files between the two no problem, but can't use the printer from the Laptop
I've tried everything i can find
Disabled Bi-directional printing
Got rid of other firewalls
Try Adding a printer both ways..
Over a network, it see it, but says "Windows cannot connect to the printer"
as a local printer, with port \\desktop\dell photo printer 720
The printer seems to install this way, till i send a test page
It sits in the Laptop Queue for a bit, then disappears, but doesn't show up in the Desktop Queue and eventually get a dell photo printer message saying Communication Not Available (from the laptop)
If I open a window and go to \\desktop
I can see the printer and the shared folder
I can access the folder ok, but if i right click on the printer and pick Connect, "Windows cannot connect to the printer"
Both computer are set to Workgroup
Printer troubleshooter, no help
Network troubleshooter, no help
Any help here?
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|09 May 2011||#8|
I took a look at that link
On the laptop I...
Ran Cmd (as an admin)
Typed "net use lpt2 \\desktop\dell720" (i renamed the printer to that earlier)
It asked for user name and password, said operation complete
I installed the printer (local, with port lpt2)
Print a test page, it flies out of the local queue
But does NOT show up on the desktop queue
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