jay says: 7 years ago i tried to network my printers using windows Xp to windows 7, so that the other can use it but the response is cannot find the November 29, 2009 Bill B I have what seems to be the opposite problem from those above. Run the Network Setup Wizard on the other computers on the network. When I tried to connect, nothing happened. weblink
Any files in this folder will be accessible to all computers on the network. When I tried to connect to the printer, it gave me a message "no driver found on network." I, then, followed the instructions at the end. December 19, 2009 Steve I can't seem to figure out how to connect my Windows 7 laptop to my XP desktop connected printer. What's up with that? http://ccm.net/forum/affich-30304-can-t-see-all-computers-on-xp-home-network
November 11, 2009 Ben been several days and following this and still my XP machine cant access any files on Win 7 laptop Win 7 see XP machine fine and acess Maybe a little add for people out there finding out there is no XEROX DOCUPRINT P8E driver available in windows 7; Try to use Aseems procedure and choose a "close to thanks. October 22, 2009 Madhu Oh..frustrating problem…I installed windows 7 by formatting xp,but my old TV Tuner did not work in it.Thus,i installed xp again…but im not able to boot Windows 7
I currently have a kodak esp5 printer on an xp machine and could not for the life of me get my windows 7 laptop use the printer. Fantastic thanks!!! I have told the XP firewall to allow access to the machine I have downloaded the LLAD or whatever MS said was needed for the XP machine to be seen or Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup Open a command window and type ipconfig/all the hit enter.
I had to run the Set up Network wizard on the XP Machine before it would recognise the 7 machine. solved Difference between retail Windows 8.1 and OEM solved After installing 8.1, cant dual boot between windows 7 and 8.1 solved Networking a USB Printer between Windows 7 and Vista More Q. Here select the option with “Turn on file and printer sharing”, then click “next” 11.
Chat live with a representative. Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share I could SEE the public folder and other shared folders on the Win 7 computer from my Vista computer BUT, I could not access them. December 8, 2009 john i have problem .. 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.
Sue says: 7 years ago These instructions were good but I followed your instructions and still can't print. The Windows 7 PC can see all the shares on the XP box, and can even open file shares. How To Share Files Between Windows 7 And Xp Hence, I can't get any further in the writeup Carmine D'Ambrosio. Networking Windows 7 And Xp Thanks a million.
I did all the other things (adding new local port) but I got an error "Can't find networkpad." Then, I changed the name of sharing the printer on both computers to http://yellowproductions.net/windows-7/windows-7-and-xp-home-network-with-homeplugs.php the win7 connecting to winxp is what i would call "reverse compatible" with older oses May 24, 2009 Mike Hutchinson My XP laptop simply tells me I do not have authority Lyric1945 says: 6 years ago Can somebody answer my question? Elaine says: 7 years ago Thank you, thank you, thank you. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan
Why does Win 7 offer so many places to change the printer name in this procedure? I have been aggravating myself for a few sundays now, as thats the only serious time i get to sort this out! Gerard Gagne says: 7 years ago It doesn’t work with mine. check over here great tutorial November 10, 2009 Sheryl Awesome detailed instructions!
June 11, 2009 Jim S By the way, I didn't mention in my last post that the Windows Media Player in Windows 7 accesses and plays my media files on the Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup es2323 says: 6 years ago Wow. 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
Richard Comfort says: 5 years ago Thank you, thank you, thank you. If it's enabled on a LAN, ICF will block File and Printer Sharing To make most network settings, you must be logged on as a user that is a member of You do not have permission to access \\laptop. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit phlyer says: 6 years ago great - ive been struggling with this problem for 2 weeks.
You guys were all very helpful and got my network up an drunning as opposed to those nimrods at ATT or GeekSquad who wanted me to pay for something they install Counter-intuitive YES! I'm guessing the latter; if so, how do I give blanket permission for each of the drives on the 8.1 machine to be seen AND edited from the XP machine? http://yellowproductions.net/windows-7/window-7-backup-to-window-8.php Bertie says: 7 years ago Thank you so much.
kaktobe62 says: 7 years ago Your steps worked flawlessly. Do you have any further suggestions? This will allow you to share the contents of an XP drive to your Windows 7 computer. When the XP Welcome Menu appears, click Perform Additional Tasks.
solved How do you change which direction your mouse crosses between 2 monitors on windows 8.1? In a perfect world, getting your computers with different Microsoft operating systems to network would be as easy as clicking a button. Select the appropriate printer from the list and continue with the wizard. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Residential Small Business Enterprise Wholesale Search Windstream.com Search or Cancel Sign In MenuSpecial OffersMove My ServiceGo to Windstream.netWindstream Blog (Edit) My Location:
worked beautifully. njbeachbetty says: 6 years ago Thanks. "Add Local Printer" worked to connect a network printer. Can you solve this? I love them but WHY OH WHY do they have to make things so complicated that people end up saying, "Screw it, I'm getting a Mac." Thank you for your contribution
My two printers are connected via USB to my Windows 7 Desktop, both work perfectly. What I did, instead, was add the check mark (in the printer settings) to "List printer in directory" on the host machine. Then I was able to see when the remote PC attempted to access the main PC to which the printer is connected. Of course, you won't need to do this if you've chosen to go the wireless route.
Olsem Wanem says: 5 years ago Thank you SO MUCH! Insert the same memory stick which you used to save the network settings from the Windows XP machine. 2. Taghi says: 6 years ago Thank you very much!!! You've made my life much easier.
It helps me connect my printer from Win7 to XP in no time. Please try again with our extended form. The XP is connected to AT&T DSL Motorola modem. thank you July 10, 2009 Sudz Great tutorial, however I cannot seem to get Windows 7 to install the x86 printer drivers for Windows XP (this is for a Canon i850).