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Windows 7: How to Share a printer between windows 7 and XP comp

09 Feb 2010   #1
paparoma

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How to Share a printer between windows 7 and XP comp

Hello,

My laptop is windows 7 and my desktop operates on windows XP. My Desktop is the one that is connected to the printer. How do I share the printer between my two computers so I can print from my laptop using just the network.

Thanks in advance.


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09 Feb 2010   #2
chev65

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