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Windows 7: Sharing a printer in a Homegroup

26 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Sharing a printer in a Homegroup

I am trying to print from my laptop to my pc. Both belong to the same Homegroup with shared printer. I have added the printer from my PC to my laptap and it shows up in the Devices and Printers. My problem is that the printer default on my Laptop is Xps Writer and it doesn't allow it to be changed. Do I have to load my printers software on my laptop in order to print to my pc. Hope this makes sense..........Ralph

Forgot to mention that I am running Windows 7 on both pcs.

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26 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Downloaded printer driver and now it works.
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