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Can't Connect to Net Printer

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Old May 8th 04, 10:54 PM
Shawn from New York
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Default Can't Connect to Net Printer

I run Win XP on a desktop (named "MyDesk") and a laptop
(named "MyLap"). The deskop is connected by Ethernet
cable to a Linkys Wireless Broadband Router (model
WRT54G). The laptop is connected wirelessly to the same

The desktop and laptop are part of the same workgroup,
named "MyWrkGrp." I can see and access the resources of
MyDesk from MyLap. For example, I can access the
external Maxtor hard drive that is connected to the

However, I am unable to share the printer that is
attached directly to the desktop by its parallel port
(LPT1). The printer works perfectly from the desktop,
but I need to use it from the laptop.

The printer is "shared" and is named "HPLaserJ." When I
go to the "Add Printer" wizard on the laptop, I do not
see the printer when I browse. I do not see the printer
at all.

How do I print to the HPLaserJ attached to the LPT1 port
on my desktop from my laptop?


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