64 client printer

Host machine is windows 7 64 bit sharing a brother dcp 7045n and shared out, client machine is xp 32 bit it reports host machine does not have drive so i download the drive and provide it but it says driver is not suitable even through its the correct one.

Is there an issue with this scenario seeing its 64 bit
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Try installing as a local printer and creating a local port for the purpose.

After clicking to add a new printer, select "add a local printer", when it asks the port click "create a new port" and select "local port" as the type. For the port name, choose \\HOST\PRINTER where HOST equals the windows 7 computer's name and PRINTER is the printer's shared name. When it prompts you for a driver, choose the one you have downloaded.

Good luck!
Sid_FAuthor Commented:
ok solution install full install software .exe package instead of just the drivers once this was installed the clients could pick up the drivers

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You mean on the server PC, right?

Glad you sorted it out.
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Just out of curiosity, did you try the method I suggested?
Sid_FAuthor Commented:
yes I did try the suggested method. thanks
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