Sharing a printer from XP to Vista

3 March 2009

After quite a while of not being able to print from our laptop to the shared printer on our XP desktop, I finally got it working last night thanks to my Dad.

Here’s the instructions:

Make sure you can see the XP computer from Vista.

If you can’t:

Adding the printer:

(you can find the printer name from Printers in Windows XP - right click on the printer and choose sharing)