open a command window
do you get access denied at this point?
Is the guest account enabled?
Vista network configuration http://www.microsoft.com/technet/net.../vista_fp.mspx
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"Eric" <Eric@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I have a home network via a wireless linksys router. I have my printers
> connected to my desktop, which is a WinXP Pro machine. I have printer
> sharing enabled and have no problems printing from my other WinXP Pro PCs.
> recently got a new laptop that has Windows Vista Home Premium on it. I am
> able to see the shared printers when I path to the PC with the printers
> connected to it, but everytime I attempt to connect to the printer I get
> error that says: "Windows cannont connect to the printer. Access is
> Any ideas?