Straight Dope Message Board > Main > General Questions WinXP can't see network printer--how to fix?
Remember it's the owner's choice on this but it may not work well.I have to get that out of the way before we chat about drivers.Also, if there is a firewall It works.. -Cheers. Helpful +0 Report panterab Jul 1, 2009 11:49AM I have a home network. I have a Toshiba laptop that is running Windows 7. http://sonoportal.net/windows-xp/cannot-save-network-password-windows-xp.html
If you are using a wireless connection to print, that's a whole nother thing! this would need to be installed as a network printer on the laptop and connecting to the XP machine, The printer might be trying to use the wrong port on your Can you also tell me what size was your processor and if that matters. ninofiol says: 6 years ago Thank You so much!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 3, 2013 2:18 PM PDT In reply to: Need help adding network printer in Windows XP Also, I rarely see XP Pro anymore. Report DAAAVEEE- Aug 30, 2010 07:45AM THANKS so much superdave! Printers Compatible With Windows Xp No.
Report maxcat- Nov 17, 2009 04:03PM The issue is most likey caused by the mode that Netbios is running in. Finally the same website page told me to do the \\computername\printername which did not work and now does. Good luck Report Big Chief- Jul 24, 2009 07:35AM I have been using your method to clear the sockets on my new Vista 64 home computer every morning when I come look at this site Any suggestions on how to run down the cause of this would be greatly appreciated.
dan says: 7 years ago very helpful!!! How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 Answer This Ask For Clarification Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Need help adding network printer in Windows XP The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal Follow the instructions to see if it's on. sign-up, it takes less than a minute and it's free!
Kelley Report skrki- May 6, 2009 03:27AM It's all bullcrap when it comes to Mic.soft.. http://helpdeskgeek.com/networking/connect-to-network-printer-in-windows-xp/ I clicked on the event and at the bottom of the page added the IP address of the remote PC to the trusted list. Installing Network Printer Windows Xp Using Ip Address Gold Star!! How To Connect Printer To Network Windows 7 This works in conjuntion with Server 2008.
network adaptors are what allows the computers to see each other. his comment is here What do I have to enable or disable to get it to work. It printed fine with the other modem. The DBA says: 6 years ago Thank You very much. How To Connect To A Shared Printer
What I noticed was that the "TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper" service was not started. I was able to install the LLTD protocol that each machine needed. Kasawarii says: 4 years ago Need your help urgently: I have installed the printer successfully. http://sonoportal.net/windows-xp/cannot-save-network-password-xp.html If you cannot connect to the printer using the general URL format below, please see your printer's documentation or contact your network administrator.1.Click Connect to a printer on the Internet or
One note to others, you may not be able to print this way if you are on your company VPN. Can't See Other Computers On Network Windows Xp Chinedu says: 5 years ago Thanks a lot. It will ask what port to use and one option is to create it.
Yvonne says: 5 years ago thank you so much - was really struggling with new printer and old computer which will not look at network and is not wifi capable. If you cannot connect to the printer using the general URL format below, please see your printer's documentation or contact your network administrator.1.Click Connect to a printer on the Internet or Bonjour..Please post back if you have any more problems or questions. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Still nothing... Windows Xp Network Discovery carlos says: 6 years ago THAAAAAANNNNNKKKK YYYOOOOUUU!!!!
I didn't even have to reboot my XP laptop, I put it to sleep when the battery was low and when I woke it up it knew where are the other Type the printer name or browse for it.1.Click Connect to this printer. 2.Do one of the following: •Type the printer name using the following format: \\printserver_name\share_name•Browse for it on the network. Thank you so very much! http://sonoportal.net/windows-xp/cannot-share-files-on-home-network-xp.html blanket rule: always turn off all firewalls to test first Helpful +0 Report babznme Mar 28, 2009 11:19AM Hi, after watching the forum for awhile, I deccided to see if Microsoft
We have an HP 5200 printer and operate it by using USB to plug it into an Apple Time capsule.Currently our 5 mac computers running OSX can pick up the printer Turn off the firewall on both computers while doing this, it will just make it easier in the long run. Report hadma- Jun 11, 2010 02:02AM yes the firewall is properly cofigured Helpful +0 Report bigz Dec 20, 2008 12:07PM take norton off Helpful +0 Report Jess Dec 27, 2008 08:36AM If you're new to the TechRepublic Forums, please read our TechRepublic Forums FAQ.
but that is one of the mysteries of Windows. [email protected] says: 6 years ago Hi. However, when I send a document to print, I receive an error stating the document could not print. Thank you.
© Copyright 2017 sonoportal.net. All rights reserved.