Pinting on Windows98 and XP Network
Posted on 2002-05-28
I recently added a Windows XP computer to a Network with 3 other Windows 98 Computers. There is an HP 722c printer attached to one of the Windows 98 computers that is shared on the network. When I booted up the Windows XP computer on the network, it found the shared printer and automatically installed a driver for the 722c. Since then, I cannot print to the 722c machine from any computer on the network. I'm assuming that an XP driver was installed on the XP computer, leaving alone the 98 drivers installed on the computer to which the 722c is attached and the other 98 computers on the network, so that it is (at least) theoretically possible to use the printer from both the Windows 98 and Windows XP machines. So I'm looking for other network problems. Am I correct that the printer shared on the network can print from both XP and 98 machines? Is it possible that the XP computer automatically installed the 98 drivers on itself or went ahead and installed the XP drivers on the other computers?