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network printer problem

By tamekawill
Aug 27, 2007
  1. I am running windows vista and I am connected wirelessly through a router using linksy to two other computers also running vista. On one of the computers that is connected through a wireless adapter, it has the printer connected to it. The printer I am using is a SHARP multi func. I enabled printer sharing on it and I still can not see the printer on the other two computers. Please help
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,311   +617

    the system with the attached printer:
    be sure the printer is shared
    enable Simple Print/File sharing
    allow exceptions in the firewall, specifically Print/File Sharing​
    all other system:
    allow exceptions in the firewall, specifically Print/File Sharing​

    your first indication that you are on the right track will be to see all system names:
    Entire Network->Workgroup->all names appear
    workgroup could be mshome or any other name

    on the remote systems attempting to access the printer, the should see
    Network->Workgroup->system-w/printer-attached->printer.name
     
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