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Can't Connect Network Printer

by hmharris / August 30, 2007 5:00 PM PDT

I have a pc wired to the linksys router that is running WinXP Media edition. It also has a printer (HP Photosmart) that is connected to it by an ecb cable or something strange like that. But it has always worked and I have always been able to share it with my two dell laptops running XP home. UNTIL my hard drive crashed on the dell with the photosmart and I had to format and reinstall. I use to be able to print from the HP Photosmart printer from both HP laptops. I can't remember how I did it but I know it is not happening now.
I have gone as far as to share the entire c drive on both pcs. I have made sure file and print sharing is checked in the firewall list. This just seems crazy to me since it worked before.

Can anyone; help me with this? I would really appreciate it. Been working on it for days.


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