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Windows 7: Windows 7 and Vista communication

09 May 2010   #1

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Windows 7 and Vista communication

I bought myself a new laptop which is running windows 7. Now I cannot connect to my printer wireless which is running through my desktop which has Vista system. Need Help?

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09 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

We need more information....

Are you guys running on the same workgroup??
Windows 7 is a little more advance than Vista and the security settings just need to be tweaked a littled different...

Under the Windows 7 Advance network settings, can you screenshot that page for us.

also if you go to your Control Panel and then System... check your computer name. make sure the workgroup is the same on both computers
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 Windows 7 and Vista communication

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