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hello, i have an xp desktop connected to a canon multipass f50 printer/fax/scanner etc..via a parallel cable and i want to share this with my laptop which is also xp....i have a router and both computers have internet access...i can't seem to get it to happen...any help would be appreciated...thank you
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G'day, heyers3

You have several issues to fix in order to share your printer. First, enable Netbios over TCP/IP:
TCP/IP properties, Advanced button, WINS tab, choose "enable" vs "default"
Make sure both systems are in the same workgroup.
Enable Simple file sharing
Share the printer
Create identical username/password accounts on both PC's



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Hi,

try to go to this site www.wown1.com
there's a step-by-step procedure for file and printer sharing
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