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Windows 7: Connecting to an HP C4580 printer

25 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Starter
Connecting to an HP C4580 printer

Using a Toshiba Nb205 mini notebook with windows 7 starter. Trying to connect to a printer on my home desktop that is running Windows XP. The notebook could not find the printer but it found the router and i have internet access. The printer also has built in wifi but the notebook does not detect it either. Any solutions?
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25 Dec 2009   #2

W7 Ultimate 64bit W7 Premium 64bit W7 Premium 32bit WXP Home 32bit

Is the XP PC set to share the printer? File and printer sharing need to be enabled and the XP PC and W7 notebook need to be in the same "workgroup".
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