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cannot mark hp pro as default printer in sharing

Posted on 2014-03-31
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Hi i have HP Pro 200 printer , installed on pc having windows 7 32 bit , its working fine , i have shared it to use on other  pcs .
one of the pc having windows 7 64 bit , i have installed shared printer ,
I cannot make it default as it give the error ( please  see attached ) .
 if i go to control panel and devices and printers i can see printer there .
but if i open a document word or excel and try to print , i cannot see this printer there
error
please advice
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Hassan Besher earned 500 total points
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make sure to uninstall it and reinstall it with 64bit driver!
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on the pc where printer is installed is having windows professional 32 bit os , should I install same os on this pc also ?
please advice
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on the pc you got the error it's 64bit, possible way to fix these things is to get 64bit driver for the printer and install it on that system instead of 32bit driver you're using.
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THANKS
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