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Next select "Connect to this printer…" and type in the path for the printer connected to the Windows 7 machine and click next.   Now click Yes to the confirmation message. but my lap with W7 cannot find the XP PC. Then click Finish the printer to install and complete the Wizard. It looked like this should be fairly simple, but for some reason it's not.

January 3, 2010 Ira Hart Mike, Thanks! You do not have permission to access \\laptop. Then found this article and your advice worked within 5 minutes. THIS WAS MY ISSUE.

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Any ideas? October 29, 2009 jorge5667 I'll try it this afternoon. December 19, 2009 Carmine D'Ambrosio When I get to the step in this article of going to Devices and Printers and double clicking the printer icon, I do not get the

thanks alot man. Something else is at work here, I HAVE followed this (and other) guide(s) to the letter. can anyone please help on setting up the network on my xp. Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup I can access all files on the windows 7 laptop but I cannot find the xp machine from the laptop nor can I share a printer.

Seriously, I will have access to it, refresh, then its gone or I get the error message "Windows cannot access \\BASEMENT – Check the spelling of the name. Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share Thanks! Thank you for taking the time to post this for us. Good job.

i changed the work group from defaul to the one that the windows xp was had, and also tryed to change the windows xp workgroup to workgroup to match the one Windows Xp Join Windows 10 Homegroup Any suggestions? Then someone suggested I try the exact same thing using the Win7's computer IP address instead of its name. It works.

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November 23, 2009 flick These instructions were great! http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/software/share-files-between-windows-7-xp-3468897/ June 10, 2009 PeterH When I tried to install a network printer connected to a xp machine from windows 7, windows 7 said it couldn't because the print spooler wasn't running How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan I really want to be able to print from my Windows 7 laptop. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup December 21, 2009 Mike I'm trying to connect to a printer in a win xp machine from my win7 laptop.

For a non-techie, this is just what I needed. thanks November 11, 2009 kelly Nodscene For anyone having problems with sharing an external drive, I’ve found that you can’t share the root of the drive (IE: d:). Many, many thanks. I will check and let you know. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit

I have exactly the same problem as James -- … on the windows7 machine I can see the Xp machine but when I try to connect I get an error message June 28, 2009 Marcos Thanks so much, helped a lot… when you're in a hurry you often don't see the most obvious things. That's where all of my utilities, drivers, etc. November 22, 2009 Trine Curtis "First make sure both machines are members of the same Workgroup which by default is named Workgroup." Ok, I can see the name of my workgroup

But it can't see the new desktop at all. How To Create A Homegroup In Windows Xp I've also noticed that if the drivers aren't on Win 7, you can plug the printer into the laptop have WU (windows update) find the 64bit driver and then once that However, when I double click the laptop icon on the Windows 7 machine I get the following error message: "Windows cannot access \\laptop.

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I have 2 networked Media players that rely on using shared folders. I went through the above instructions and solved my problem withing a few mintues!! do u know whats the cause of this problem or how to fix it? How To Share Printer In Windows Xp In Lan The Win 7 machine in network can't see the XP machine but can in full map but can't accesss files on XP machine.

thanks alot man. Select Advanced sharing and give appropriate permission. I struggled for an hour. that should hook you up June 1, 2009 Wayne This is an excellent tutorial!

Such behavior exposes you to many risks and it makes it easy for others to steal your financial data like your credit card details and use it to harm you. My brother got a new PC with windows 7 64 bit. How can i do to continue this process? Can ping it by number but not by name.

August 12, 2009 Goldy Good Job, geek! Went How-To Geek Articles l l The Complete Guide to Creating Symbolic Links (aka Symlinks) on Windows The Best iTunes Alternatives for macOS How to Create a Home Inventory for at first, I thought it's very hard to connect this two computer together. July 24, 2009 wired_retired By God man, you deserve a medal.

i have a network set up and my old laptop could print over the network (wifi) but the new win 7 laptop sees the printer but cant connect or said it September 29, 2009 ScubaPete Thanks man. Visa mer Läser in ... This will pop a dialog asking for the port name - enter "\\Windows 7 Machine Name\Printer Name On Windows 7" where you put your info into the fields.

New Win 7 Home laptop (64 bit / x64 / amd64) 2. I was about to give up until I found your advise. December 10, 2009 Chris Great Tutorial, I only had two problems. 1. December 3, 2009 Orion A challenge for some who have posted comments appears to be mastering proper spelling and punctuation techniques.