If you don’t need to share a printer and only want to share a drive, then you can just map an XP drive to Windows 7. Please help. I can connect and I installed the printer and I've transferred files back and forth, but when I click to print a test page I get an error back right away On the Win 7 computer, sometimes I have access to the XP computer sometimes I don't. his comment is here
worked beautifully. now set the permissions as you like h. I guess from the helpful information above, its not possible to bring a domain registered Windows 7 laptop from your office and connect it to your XP home network since the This will pop a dialog asking for the port name - enter "\\Windows 7 Machine Name\Printer Name On Windows 7" where you put your info into the fields.
I can't believe how buried that solution was. Then click Finish the printer to install and complete the Wizard. But once again, we have a complete tutorial for that situation.
January 3, 2010 Ira Hart Mike, Thanks! great tutorial November 10, 2009 Sheryl Awesome detailed instructions! So I went online and installed the driver but when I try to connect, it still says I need a driver. How To Share Printer In Windows Xp To Windows 7 64 Bit Right click on this printer and select "Properties".
Hope this helps anyone who gets the same error message as I did. Connect Xp To Windows 7 Homegroup May 30, 2011 Steve R. December 30, 2009 Simon Barkdust45 - good solution. More Help Cheers.
August 8, 2009 Mysticgeek @Phil McGuire: I agree it shouldn't be so difficult at all. Share Printer Xp To Win7 Hope this helps anyone who gets the same error message as I did. The troubleshooter has no idea what the problem is. At this time, I'm just searching the various forums.
May 20, 2009 James hello … on the windows7 machine I can see the Xp machine but when I try to connect I get an error message … "Windows cannot access One of the 7´s is not workgroup joined. How To Connect Windows Xp To Windows 7 Via Lan Remember when in doubt about a Firewall issue, just temporarily turn off the Firewall. Windows Xp Cannot Access Windows 7 Share hope this helps November 11, 2009 Doug I followed these procedures -- from XP Desktop I can see and access files on WIN7 laptop but I cannot see the XP Desktop
I disable password protecting for shared folders and the windows xp machine STILL askes for a password. this content So I think I need to wait for Windows 7 x86 drivers so it will work? Doh! It was working fine, then I left for less than an hour and it doesnt work anymore. Connect Windows 7 To Xp Workgroup
September 29, 2009 ScubaPete Thanks man. it ask the password right ? December 5, 2009 Laura Thank you! weblink XP sees win7 and connects and transfers files both ways.
thank you July 10, 2009 Sudz Great tutorial, however I cannot seem to get Windows 7 to install the x86 printer drivers for Windows XP (this is for a Canon i850). Windows Xp Join Windows 10 Homegroup How do you get Windows 7 to allow you to successfully install the x86 drivers for your Windows XP clients? At least for tonight :-) October 28, 2009 plooger Just wanted to chime-in that I *was* experiencing the ~can't access Win7hp shared folders from XP Home~ hassle … UNTIL I added
December 12, 2009 B It worked thanks December 12, 2009 Leonid A lot of thanks! that should hook you up June 1, 2009 Wayne This is an excellent tutorial! August 6, 2011 david I have windows 7 and have xp talons games. How To Create A Homegroup In Windows Xp November 9, 2009 Grainne I could not see the XP computers on windows 7 - i have a small home network of a PC with Win 7 and 3 laptops with
Check under General tab)2) Make sure either windows firewall is completely turned off or exception is given for File and Printer sharing in firewall when windows firewall in on with allowing someone tell me how i can remove all these damn security settings when I AM LOGGED INTO MY ACCOUNT ON MY COMPUTER?! DID YOU KNOW?In Australia, roughly 80 kilometers east and slightly north of Adelaide, there's a cave called "Well It Wasn't There Last Year Cave"-we can only presume that whoever discovered and http://harryhooie.com/windows-xp/how-to-uninstall-windows-xp-and-install-windows-7.html Thanks Mike and others who've taken the time to share their solutions.
October 20, 2009 Óscar Miguel Interesting post. July 23, 2010 carl Hammonds I have 3 systems in my network 2 windows 7 and an XP. Using the supplied Win7 drivers the printer and scanner are working. December 7, 2009 Jim Whitston God bless you sir.
November 21, 2009 anthony72 Does this work if i am using Windows XP Media Center Edition November 21, 2009 frank My old Brother MFC had network and USB connections. If you are trying to share any other drive or directory you are still out of luck. I was trying to share my music folder on a secondary HDD with my XP machine. I selected the "Set up an advanced connection", and "Accept incoming connections", then "Allow virtual private network connections".
Collection Intro Intro: Share Files Between Windows 7 and Windows XPHello, A few weeks ago, I installed Windows 7 Ultimate, Build 7600 on my Gaming Computer and Laptop. Diese Funktion ist zurzeit nicht verfügbar. Then select that port for this printer and print a test page. Fantastic thanks!!!
i tried to rename the workgroup name to match the office domain name, without success. I can get to it fine, but when the pop-up that talks about printer drivers i say continue and another pop-up comes up saying it can't find the xp driver file, November 22, 2009 Deb I was trying to print wirh my printer hooked to xp from a computer running windows 7.