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printing from win98 to winxp hp printer

Discussion in 'Networking' started by mgw919, Mar 16, 2004.

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  1. mgw919

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    trying to get my win98 to print to winxp through network. the printer is connected to winxp, and is shared by another winxp computer via network. The printer is a HP Photosmart 7700 series. any help will be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. dai

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    have you anabled file and printer sharing on all pc's
     
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  4. dai

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    try a search of johnwills posts i am sure he would have posted a solution on this before
     
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    will do, thanks.
     
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    Can you see the printer on 98?
     
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    no. i went to john wills site as suggested by dai, 9000 plus replys, wow. not real quick with this site yet, will keep looking.
     
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    What happens if you add printer? Can you browse to it?
     
  9. mgw919

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    no, can not browse to it. says if you have mfg. disk to insert it, inserted disk, won't load hp printer.
     
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    Did you try running thru the setup program for it first? It seems to me on my 98 machine I had to jump thru some extra hoops getting it to work with the printer attatched to an XP system. I then hooked the printer up to the 98 system and had to back jump :eek:
     
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    Yes, the printer is setup on the Windows 98 pc but I still cannot connect to the printer attached to the windows xp pc. When I go to add printers it says to insert manufacturers cd but it will not allow me to use the cd to load the printer.
     
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