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Sharing printers & Files

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  1. Bobcoop103

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    I have 2 computers that share internet access through a router/hub via ethernet. #1 is WinXP #2 is Win98SE. Both systems have Norton Personal Firewalls.

    What are the exact settings for each computer for file & printer sharing? Should I install the printer as a network printer on # 2 or what. I have tried several configurations none of which worked in both directions.

    Can somebody walk me through this step by step? I have been told that I don't need the firewall while using a router, is that correct?

    Thank You, Bob
     
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    Which computer is the printer connected directly to?
     
  3. Bobcoop103

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    The printer is connected to the XP machine.
     
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    And you have it set to share?

    If so, just go to the 98 machine and browse the network, double click on the printer and install it. You may need the driver cd for 98 drivers.
     
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