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I've been trying for a couple hours and, with your instructions, it worked the first time. My mistake was that the first time through it did not finish up correctly so when I tried to add it again the computer said that the port already exists. Solved my problem. Did your steps and was working in minutes. my review here

That is not obvious with a PC that originally came with Windows 7. Adirondakjack says: 7 years ago Oh, forgot to add, the new box is 64 bit windows 7,, the "main" is a Pentium 4 on XP, and the drivers ARE in the I miss the easy use of my past systems and compatibility also the fact of having to do without and finding alternative programs to use. Please help because my boss will kill me since I advised to purchase a more expensive PC and now I am dead unless I resolve this issue!!!

can you tell me how do i make it discoverable on my windows 7? njbeachbetty says: 6 years ago Thanks. "Add Local Printer" worked to connect a network printer. And the two versions do not play nice together, especially with one being 32-bit and the other being 64-bit. I did have to install the printer on XP first, connecting to a bogus port.

My network is configured for sharing and I can share docs among all computers on network. Make first sure though that you can find ALL drivers for XP. Any ideas??????????? I have a Lexmark printer connected to a Windows XP machine and I want to use the printer form Windows 7 machine.

PLURKY24 says: 5 years ago been searching for this for a week already.Works great!Thanks! rosebud says: 7 years ago Thanks very much, I had been pulling my hair out trying to get the damn printer to work and your local printer option, regardless of logic, Any info or help would be appreciated. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/275955-45-windows-upgrade-windows-solved Kodak was no help.

Hard to believe, but even though I have the disk that came with it, none of the drivers work, and MS and HP both state there is no driver for this Frank says: 6 years ago I have done every step-by-step, but when I clicked to connect, I received a message "Connecting to HP 3740 on KIDS, looking for a driver. Rich Roth says: 5 years ago The printer on my desktop running windows XP Home Edition version 2002 service pack 3 is a Dell AIO printer A960. Whatever it was, it works now.

Insert the same memory stick which you used to save the network settings from the Windows XP machine. 2. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/can-windows-7-64-bit-be-downgraded-to-windows-xp-32-it Thank you so very much. FIRST try! :) Jennifer says: 7 years ago Oh my GOSH thank you! Open “Network and sharing center” 13.

I have a different problem. http://realink.org/solved-xp/solved-xp-and-msn.html Thanks. I have been trying to get my printer working for 2 days. However, when I try to actually send a print request to the printer I get an error message: "Spooler SubSystem App has encountered a problem and needs to close" The only

Thank you! Is that correct? Dale says: 7 years ago Sweet, this was really helpful. get redirected here This solved it immediately.

Tom mjdelpe says: 6 years ago Please don't take this off the air. Lidy says: 5 years ago Thanks a lot..I spend a lot of time on trying to share a printer before I found your website on the net……a great help….thanks heaps again! The process is not intuitive or well explained by Microsoft but I followed your instructions & voila, it worked!

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This might work as well for most other win 7 non supported printer models! Boy, how Microsoft sucks! Daniel Parthian says: 6 years ago Your reward if not on Earth will surely be in Heaven.I have toiled on and off for weeks with this problem and hundreds of dud Can you please post a solution for people what that problem?

kimsorn says: 6 years ago Thanks you now i can connect it with window 7. Very clear and easy to follow (I like the "local printer" warning). Go to Solution. 0 Kudos Message 1 of 2 Reply All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic 1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION Accepted Solutions philetus ACE Pathfinder Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe useful reference I try reconnecting the same way each time and creating or using the previously working port and cannot get it to connect any longer.

MG1 says: 5 years ago Thank you your steps worked perfectly - I was trying on and off again for two weeks trying to resolve Bryan says: 5 years ago I please can you assist me. Like you said, selecting "local printer" when you know it's a printer on a networked system is indeed counter-intuitive. PJ says: 6 years ago Thank you!

Please let me know. Bcos says: 6 years ago Thank You So Much!!!! Thanks tpayne105 says: 7 years ago wow that was fairly easy! Is there a way around that?

clehmann180 says: 6 years ago I get to the part where I click on the printer. We've been trying to do this for 3 days and managed it first time with your instructions! however when I did the windows driver update my HP photosmart 4680 didn't show up in the list. Step 2: Make sure you can see the printer share from the network browsing area in Windows 7.

thanks alot rbc says: 7 years ago Tried your suggestions, but still get "error 0x000006ba". I have a Vista laptop, and it sees the XP just fine.. Are you able to help? This is regardless of application, and is not effected by the "mirror" setting on the preferences page.