Can you open the remote machine and open the remote printers folder? Is the
shared printer listed?
(you may need to add the Run verb to the Start menu) Start, Run,
from a command line what is the result when you request the directory
contents on the XP machines print$ share?
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"Steve" <Steve@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I'm trying, desparately, to print from my Vista Home Premium laptop to a
> shared printer on my home wireless network. The shared printer is
> to an XP Home machine. That machine is hard-wired (via a LAN cable) to
> wireless router. I can "see" the printer I want to use but when trying to
> connect to it, I get the error message "Windows cannot connect to the
> printer. Access is denied." I'd be grateful for any help.
> Kind regards.