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How To Connect Printer On Workgroup Computer Running Xp ?


How do i connect to printer on a workgroup computer running xp from my laptop running win 7 home. Both pcs have same workgroup name. Xp pc sees win 7 pc, but win 7 pc does not see xp pc. The pc area connect by a gateway which is listed on the win 7 pc. Also, a 3rd pc with xp does not see win 7 pc.

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