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USB Printer Sharing For PC

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I have 1 desk top using Windows XP and another using Windows 2000. I bought a HP LaserJet 2420d and trying to share this printer within the 2 desk tops. This printer is on USB and what do I need to do to enable sharing? Thank you.
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Have you gone into Start-> Printers and Faxes

Right click on the printer and choose Sharing. Name it and see if you can see it from the other machine.

Let me know.
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Can you already access files and folders on computer A from computer B? This is the first step. Here is a Home Networking Tutorial developed by SpaceCowboy706: http://www.geekstogo...howtopic=102163. Scroll to Post #3 to begin.

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Install the printer on computer A, per the installation instructions that came with the printer. Once it's installed and functioning, open Printers and Faxes, right-clic the new printer and choose Sharing. On the Sharing tab, click "Share this Printer" and give it a name (no spaces or special characters, under 8 characters is better), and click "List in Directory".

Then go to computer B. Click Start, Printers and Faxes, Add Printer, Network Printer. On the next screen, click "Connect to this printer (or browse)", leave the name field blank, click Next. This should bring up a screen with the computer A listed. Double click it to show the shared printer, hightlight it and click Next. If this is the only printer, click Yes to make it the default printer.

That should fix you up.
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