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Windows 7: Share an old printer on XP?


10 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Share an old printer on XP?

I have a laser printer that is abandoned by Canon (ImageClass D761)..
However, I have an old XP notebook that I can print to it..

Can I share the printer through XP and print to it via Windows 7? There are no drivers for it in Windows 7..

Or will I just have to make PDFs of everything I want to print and send them to the XP notebook and print from there.....?


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14 Sep 2012   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Your system specs does not state what version of Windows 7 you have - can you make use of the XP Mode?
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14 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Check if there is a Vista driver which may work in Windows 7 - if not, you can share the printer while connected to the XP laptop over a local network if you know how to do that ?

Let me know and I can help.
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