I'm Unable to connect to a shared Windows XP USB printer from a Windows 7 computer.
I have tried browsing to the remote computer using the \\computername\printername
, have typed in \\computername in the run dialog, and have tried connecting to the printer through Active Directory (it has been shared this way).
I always get the error shown in the screenshot.
However I am unable to connect to this shared printer on the remote Windows XP computer. The remote Windows XP computer has its firewall disabled.
What can I do to fix this issue so that the Windows 7 computer can connect to the remote shared Windows XP HP P1006 printer?
All other users in the office (who all have Windows XP) are able to connect to this shared Windows XP printer and are able to print just fine.