i have HP 1020 Laser printer installed on Win 7 computer and i want to share this printer with XP computer, when i goto XP computer and try to add network printer, it can see the Win 7 computer but not the HP printer attached to Win 7 computer.......
System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Vostro A860 OS Windows 7 CPU 1.60GHz Core2 Duo Motherboard Dell Inc. 0Y487G Memory 1GB Graphics Card Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family Sound Card Conexant High Definition SmartAudio 221 Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Hard Drives WDC WD1600BEVT-75ZCT2 160.04 GB Internet Speed 1Mbit DSL
Keyboard Labtec Media Desktop Y-SAD65 Mouse Razer DeathAdder 3G Infrared Sensor (1800DPI) PSU ANTEC 750w Earthwatts Case Thermaltake Shark (VA7000SWA ATX) Full Tower Cooling Front 120mm fan (1400 RPM) /Rear 120mm (1400 RPM) blue LED Hard Drives 2x Barracuda 7200.10 SATA 3.0Gb/s 160-GB Hard Drive ST3160815AS (AHCI) Internet Speed Telstra BigPond Elite Liberty ADSL2+ 24Mbps/256kbps Other Info ASUS PCE-N13 802.11n Wireless LAN card
It would be best if you use a router, then hang the printer off the router with a print server. In this way, both computers can print to the printer independently without relying on sharing - a much better security scenario.