Let me clarify once more. My Vista Machine is my Laptop, nad does not have a
local Printer. My XP machine is my server on my Network and has the Printer.
After speaking with Gateway they blame it on Microsoft, Microsoft will not
even take my call because Gateway preinstalled the Vista Page on my Laptop.
Microsoft YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELVES ! With all these problems of
network printing rearing its ugly head YOU HAD TO KNOW THIS WAS NOT READY FOR
> I can say that I had a few minutes of a hard time, hooking up my new printer
> (HP Officejet 5610v) and trying to get the second XP machine to recognize
> its new and only network printer on the Vista machine. After some fiddling,
> all sharing enabled from the Vista side, from the XP side, I just scanned
> the network and clicked the printer in the explorer pane, and it kept it as
> the printer. Make sure you delete all old printers kept in the printer
> folder in control panel/printers first.
> Your village called... they want their idiot back!
> "CPickens" <CPickens@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Peter,
> > My workgroups as far as I can tell is MSHOME on each computer.
> > I do not know if usernames and passwords are the same, can you guide me to
> > where I would find them on each computer ( Vista and XP ) ? I have never
> > had
> > to use them in the past.
> > I used the Wireless Network Wizard on XP to get both Vista and XP Talking
> > to
> > eachother. I have disabled each firewall to no avail, so I don't think its
> > a
> > firewall issue.
> > I tried the safe boot you mentioned and I could not access the printer at
> > all both in Normal Safe Mode and Safe Mode with networking ( XP Machine ).
> > I will be the first to admit I am not a Wiz with networking.
> > I do know when Both Computers were XP everything worked fine.
> > Anymore suggetions would be very welcome and appreciated.
> > Thanks
> > Curt
> > "Peter" wrote:
> >> Do your workgroups match?
> >> Do the usernames and passwords match on both systems?
> >> You can set permissions in XP if you boot into Safe Mode and login as
> >> Administrator then you get the Security tab.
> >> --
> >> P Hutchison
> >> "CPickens" wrote:
> >> > hello,
> >> >
> >> > I have a Brand new gateway Vitsta premium laptop which is wireless.
> >> > Networked to A New gateway XP desktop. My printer is a Canon i9900. I
> >> > can not
> >> > for the life of me get it to print. I always get Acees denied you do
> >> > not have
> >> > permission. I have verified the network is fine because I can share
> >> > files
> >> > from the laptop and Desktop. Once I try and choose a printer i get that
> >> > error
> >> > message "Acess denied you do not have permission". I have verified that
> >> > printer Sharing is enabled on the Desktop. There is no where that I see
> >> > that
> >> > I can set any "permissions" on XP because it does not give me the
> >> > security
> >> > tab that Vista does.
> >> > What am I doing wrong here or is the a major problem with Vista
> >> > Network
> >> > printing ?
> >> >