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Windows 7: how does windows 7 connect to shared XP printer?

03 Mar 2013   #1
Thijzzzzz

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how does windows 7 connect to shared XP printer?

okay so i have 2 laptops and an XP machina on m desk wich is connected to a printer, I created a homegroup for for the 2 windows 7 laptops but windows XP couldn't join so I left the homegroup account and am now trying to conect to the shared printer of XP, any help on how to do this would be great


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03 Mar 2013   #2
chev65

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okay so i have 2 laptops and an XP machina on m desk wich is connected to a printer, I created a homegroup for for the 2 windows 7 laptops but windows XP couldn't join so I left the homegroup account and am now trying to conect to the shared printer of XP, any help on how to do this would be great
This tutorial on the subject should be helpful.

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