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Windows 7: printer sharing win7 home 64bit to winxp pro laptop

18 Feb 2010   #1

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 
printer sharing win7 home 64bit to winxp pro laptop

I cannot get my desktop which is running win 7 home 64bit to connect to my laptop which is running win xp pro sp3. i set the workgroup to home on both machines and still nothing. My laptop will not see the desktop over the network. Any ideas on what i should do?

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18 Feb 2010   #2
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Can they ping one another?
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18 Feb 2010   #3

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

What are your network settings in Windows 7 ?


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19 Feb 2010   #4

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

thank you docbrown, i didnt see that there was to check offs for print sharing big help thanks
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19 Feb 2010   #5

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Big thing is Network Discovery checked
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