Thank you December 2, 2009 Barkdust45 This is easier -- at least for me and it worked. I went to to the folder and right clicked properties/Sharing Tab/Advanced Sharing option >> clicked Share this folder >> clicked permissions >> add >> everyone >> Allowed Read …… and still For those who may have a problem (as I did) with completing the printer setup (basically windows 7 refused to recognise the driver for the xp machine) the following two links Plus you should double-click the option and make sure all the sub-options are checked. get redirected here
Now to configure an anti-virus solution that isn't TOO secure…. November 14, 2009 jim This is wonderful and it all works EXCEPT for …. Then right-click on the problem adapter and click Disable. Under NetBIOS setting, click Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP Close dialog boxes Verify the subnet The subnet mask of each adaptor and device used in filesharing must be identical across the LAN http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/47775/enabling-file-and-printer-sharing-in-windows-xp/
I have no issues accessing the shared folders (vista/xp) from win7 machines. As a support person for gazillion people, the sharing of my downloads folder is very important. Click Find Now. January 8, 2010 BigJoe Tried all these options but it was only after a 1 hour 50 minute phone call with Microsoft Technical Dept that they found an answer.
chamberlain on March 2009Blog! This sweepstakes ends on November 17, 2016. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion How To Share Printer In Windows Xp Youtube I copied your answer to windows7forums.com.
when i am on one of my XP machines i can see the shared folders but cannot access them. Still having problems with browsing and I think it is because 7 insists on loggin in on the wrong domain and I know XP will not allow that..sigh..does MS ever test Double click on the Share folder to find a list of shared folders in the Public folder on Windows 7. If you have password protection enabled you will need to type http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/troubleshooting-xp-file-and-printer-sharing-computers-not-found.106417/ May 30, 2009 jake @bill if you can see the printer over the network right click on the printer and select connect.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Problem Fixed by andyarchy6942 / February 12, 2009 7:35 PM PST In reply to: Windows XP printer sharing problems I just found the Enable Printer Sharing Windows Xp Good luck. Error message 2: Network Error Windows cannot access \\FAMILYEAST\Documents You do not have permission to access \\FAMILYEAST\Documents. Sep 3, 2007 LAN connection and file and printer sharing Sep 13, 2005 Internet, file and printer sharing on WIRELESS network Mar 19, 2006 Add New Comment You need to be
December 18, 2009 Raj Hi, I have tried what all you mentioned here…I am not able to see XP machine on my Lap which has Windows 7. It even shows them in the network map. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 To review the sharing permissions in Windows XP, right-click the folder you are sharing (on the host computer) and select Properties. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp In Lan Otherwise, there might be a problem with your network.
January 1, 2010 Dinesh I m unable to connect the printer from window 7 to xp PC where the printer is installed and connected. Whatever the sharing problem is, review these tasks and techniques. Using the site is easy and fun. I spent a good amount of time searching for a driver only download, but all I can find is the one packaged with all the software. How To Enable Network Sharing In Windows Xp
But I cannot get the WinXP machine to print. *sigh*. Before doing a hard reset on your router, you may want to back up the configuration settings or at least write down any important details. I disable password protecting for shared folders and the windows xp machine STILL askes for a password. useful reference I hope the following will help anyone with similar problems. 1.
December 12, 2009 Le Thank you, Mysticgeek. Cara Sharing Printer Windows Xp January 9, 2010 Skarr ARG! :) I followed this set up, I got the win 7 machine to see my XP machine. I don't ever comment, but wanted you to know that they're really great.
October 20, 2009 Papasmurf Excellent tutorial. "On the Windows 7 machine go into Control Panel \ All Control Panel Items \ Network and Sharing Center then click on Change advanced sharing Thanks MysticGeek and everyone else. In the Properties screen click on the Sharing Tab and check the box to share the printer and type in its share name. How To Share Printer In Windows 8 To Windows Xp Check the description.
It looks like a navy version of Royale? IE) start->run->\\(computername)\ or start->run->\\(computerIP)\ You'll most likely get a password prompt, let me know how that works. Problem solved. If you don't, he'll break your legs!
So i download the driver from the net, go into the setup and turns out that the printer doesn't have a port cause it can't connect and therefore can't install the Assuming it was done right in the first place. Only check Information and Warning. The Windows 7 doesnt find the XP computers, i guess due to the workgroup vs.
New Orleans, LARegistered User regular March 2009 edited March 2009 chamberlain wrote: » Did you check the share permissions on the printer? New Orleans, LARegistered User regular March 2009 edited March 2009 bowen wrote: » Try to access the windows share directly and not browsing for the computer. I'm sure that getting the driver only can be done. That's the thing.
However you'll have to do this with every username and password for each person that wants to access it. Where would I find this? Not necessarily in the right order but…??? It finally worked.
December 10, 2009 Chris Great Tutorial, I only had two problems. 1. I understand I may need to install the XP drivers on the Win7 box - but I can't seem to make that work. If I follow these instructions will it open my computer up unwanted activity from the internet? JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Brian Burgess worked in IT for 10 years before pursuing his passion for writing.
Oturum aç 3 Yükleniyor... my setup is that they're both connected to a router December 30, 2009 mehylander thank you barkdust45. Something my old boss relied heavily on and was the source of so many headaches. All shared drives resulted in access issues as many have mentioned here.