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May 29, 2012

How to Share a Printer in Windows XP

Share a Printer in Windows XP
Creating a home network in Windows XP allows you to share a single printer with multiple computers. You can save time and money by sharing one printer with all the computers on your Windows home network. Sharing your printer requires only a few clicks and works with wireless and LAN networks equally well.Follow the given steps to share a printer in windows XP.
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Step1: Log on to your computer and connect your printer.

Step2:  From the “Start” button, select “Printers and Faxes.” If you do not see “Printers and Faxes”, open “Control Panel” and then double-click “Printers and Faxes.”

Step3: Right-click on the desired printer icon on the “Printers and Faxes” window and highlight “Sharing.”

Step4:  Click the ‘Share this printer’ button in the “My Printer Properties” window and press “OK.”

Step5:  Log on to Windows XP on a remote computer from which you want to print.

Step6: After that select “Printers and Faxes.” from the Start button.

Step7:  Open the “File” menu and select “Add Printer.”

Step8: Click on the option to “Browse for a printer” and follow the “Next” button.

Step9:  Click the plus sign next to any name “Microsoft Windows Network” to expand the group. Select your printer and press “Next”.

Step10:  Click on the “Yes” button in the pop-up window and click the “Finish” button to close the wizard and complete the process.

If you are getting problems from your printer or stop working frequently,to solve this problem follow this article-Printer Support - What to Do When Your Printer Goes Down.

Note: If you find some problems while performing any of the above mentioned steps on your own, then you can also take help from  online technical support  at their Toll Free No +1-877-452-9201 For US/CA.


Uk Toner June 8, 2012 at 12:20 AM


Uk Toner June 8, 2012 at 12:21 AM

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