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Windows 7: Sharing a printer on W7 Desktop with XP Laptop

26 Sep 2010   #11

xp & W7 RC

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
Hi there
don't forget jimbo too --since thats basically the method you used even if loading the drivers was a bit more complicated than it should have been.

*** Just kidding of course ****
ooops... really need to thank all who helped so that's you!....

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18 Oct 2011   #12

64bit W7 Pro SP1 & XP Pro SP3
Solved my problem

I know it's ages since this thread was last posted to but I just had to say a great big thank you to BigSich - I had been struggling for ages to get my XP laptop to print via the printer shared on my W7 PC. His solution works not only for W7 > XP shared printer but the other way round too.

I didn't know this forum existed but now that I do I will coming here first if I have any other problems. Thanks again.
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