|05 Dec 2012||#1|
| || |
W7 laptop prints to XP desktop - but XP desktop not shown on network
This used to be fine:
But now, on the Windows 7 laptop, when I select "network" in the file explorer, only the Windows 7 laptop shows along with my router.
My XP desktop has the printer connected and I can print to it from the Windows 7 laptop just fine.
On the Windows 7 laptop, clicking on "network" used to show both computers.
Clicking on the XP would show the connected printer and shared folders.
Both have same Workgroup name and on the Windows 7 "Home Network" is selected as it always has.
EDIT - 12/06/12
Today, after coming out of hibernation, the XP now shows in under "network" in file exporer.
Prior to this happening, you could go to "add printer" and see the printers listed on the XP.
Also, as I said above, the you could always print to the printer on the XP from the Windows 7.
So is this 'solved' or still a mystery??????
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: W7 laptop prints to XP desktop - but XP desktop not shown on network|
|desktop and laptop not on same network||Network & Sharing|
|Backup laptop with only 1 partition to desktop across network||Backup and Restore|
|Why the desktop icons not shown||General Discussion|
|Homegroup: Desktop and Laptop not on same network||Network & Sharing|
|Network between laptop (7) and desktop (XP)||Network & Sharing|
|network between desktop with 7 and laptop with vista||Network & Sharing|
|laptop to desktop network HELP!||Network & Sharing|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:28 AM.