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Windows 7: Shared printer


05 May 2010   #1
vandyike

windows 7
 
 
Shared printer

Windows 7 host with HP printer. 2 laptops (xp,vista ) in network. Have been able to print from both laptops when host is being used. When host times out laptops unable to print. Setting I'm missing?


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05 May 2010   #2
merkat106

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

Lucky. I have a similar setup except the host is running XP. I cannot get the printer to show up on the other computers...

Your host PC is probably going to power saving mode (sleep/hibernate) etc severing connections with your network. Change the host PC settings and you'll be fine

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