Local XP printer not showing up on workgroup Add Printer.

I have a simple home network with two XP machines both in a common Workgroup.  One has a local printer which I have set all the share elements for.  I have installed and checked File and Printer Sharing for MS Networks and have enabled NetBIOS over TCP/IP.  When trying to Add the printer to the other PC I can see the first PC in the search for printer, but there is no printer listed under it.  I have disabled Win firewall and have tried a bunch of other stuff.  Still can't see the printer.
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hconantAuthor Commented:
Well now I can see the printer in the Add Printer wizard, but it asks for the network login of the machine with the printer attached?  When I try to use the login credentials for that machine it fails to recognize it.

Try to access the printer directly by typing this in an Eplorer window:
\\ip-of the-computer\share-name
e.g \\home-computer\hp-printer   or  \\\hp-printer

It may be a simple as not having "simple File Sharing" activated on the pc with the shared printer. Do the following:

Start>My Computer
Click on Tools>Folder Options
Select View
Place a check in "Use Simple File Sharing"

You may need to reboot (not sure)


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