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Windows 7: Homegroup + workgroup

29 Jun 2010   #1

Windows Vista and 7
Homegroup + workgroup

If I connect 2 win 7 PCs in a homegroup, can I also share the printer on one of the Win 7s with an XP PC?
I have been trying to connect the second Win 7 to the other Win z's printer. It can see the printer and ask for the driver, but then gives a "cannot connect" message, as per this attachment.

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29 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

You will have a better chance getting that to work if you set up a Workgroup network rather than a Homegroup.
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29 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

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