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Setup Network With Win7 And Xp To Share Printer


I need to know how to set up a network with a hp windows 7 laptop, dell windows xp, belkin wireless router, and share a kodak printer between the two computers on the network. Whenever i run the setup disk for my belkin wireless router it messes up the internet connection and wont let me connect.

I tried to set up a network that way and it worked until for a few hours then my windows xp computer disappeared from the network but still had connectivity because it is plugged into the wireless router. I need to know if there is anyone that can help me resolve my problem and as soon as possible. Another thing i do is get on xbox live by plugging my xbox into my windows 7 laptop and half the time that don't work. Can anyone help me resolve this problem too?


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