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Cant find Printer Through a Linksys Router.



 
 
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Old May 23rd 07, 05:58 PM posted to microsoft.public.windows.vista.hardware_devices
Ross
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Default Cant find Printer Through a Linksys Router.

This is NOT a wirless router. I use a Belkin (Blue) Wire to connect my vista
premium to my xp.
I cant find my Helwett Packard Deskjet 930c Printer (connected to xp) from
my Vista.
I dont know how i can find it, please help;
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Old May 23rd 07, 06:11 PM posted to microsoft.public.windows.vista.hardware_devices
JW
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Default Cant find Printer Through a Linksys Router.

Is it set up as a shared printer on your XP system?

"Ross" wrote in message
...
This is NOT a wirless router. I use a Belkin (Blue) Wire to connect my
vista
premium to my xp.
I cant find my Helwett Packard Deskjet 930c Printer (connected to xp) from
my Vista.
I dont know how i can find it, please help;



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Old May 23rd 07, 06:28 PM posted to microsoft.public.windows.vista.hardware_devices
Ross
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Default Cant find Printer Through a Linksys Router.

Yes it is posted as shared. I have done everything i dont know whats wrong.

"JW" wrote:

Is it set up as a shared printer on your XP system?

"Ross" wrote in message
...
This is NOT a wirless router. I use a Belkin (Blue) Wire to connect my
vista
premium to my xp.
I cant find my Helwett Packard Deskjet 930c Printer (connected to xp) from
my Vista.
I dont know how i can find it, please help;




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Old May 23rd 07, 06:53 PM posted to microsoft.public.windows.vista.hardware_devices
freddy
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Default Cant find Printer Through a Linksys Router.

Ross,

Perhaps you can get some insight from this post from another forum:

http://forums.vnunet.com/thread.jspa?messageID=783585

Every little bit helps.
--
freddy


"Ross" wrote:

Yes it is posted as shared. I have done everything i dont know whats wrong.

"JW" wrote:

Is it set up as a shared printer on your XP system?

"Ross" wrote in message
...
This is NOT a wirless router. I use a Belkin (Blue) Wire to connect my
vista
premium to my xp.
I cant find my Helwett Packard Deskjet 930c Printer (connected to xp) from
my Vista.
I dont know how i can find it, please help;




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Old May 23rd 07, 08:14 PM posted to microsoft.public.windows.vista.hardware_devices
Kurt Herman
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Default Cant find Printer Through a Linksys Router.

Make sure you are in the same workgroup. XP defaults to MSHOME and Vista
defaults to something else I cant think of at the moment. Set your Vista
workgroup to whatever the XP machine is set at.

Kurt

"freddy" wrote in message
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Ross,

Perhaps you can get some insight from this post from another forum:

http://forums.vnunet.com/thread.jspa?messageID=783585

Every little bit helps.
--
freddy


"Ross" wrote:

Yes it is posted as shared. I have done everything i dont know whats
wrong.

"JW" wrote:

Is it set up as a shared printer on your XP system?

"Ross" wrote in message
...
This is NOT a wirless router. I use a Belkin (Blue) Wire to connect
my
vista
premium to my xp.
I cant find my Helwett Packard Deskjet 930c Printer (connected to xp)
from
my Vista.
I dont know how i can find it, please help;




 




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