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Help - cannot install network - spooler error!!

Ok, I am running:
Dell dimension desktop, ethernet connection to BT Voyager 2100 wireless router/modem. I also have a pegasus TI notebook connected wirelessly. Both can access the internet.

Now I am trying desparately hard to set up a network for filesharing/ printing. But I am getting a major problem:

When I try to set up the desktop for sharing, I get "spooler SubSystem App encountered problem and needs to shut down" during the configeration process. As a result it never configures fully - help!!!

As a result I do not see my laptop - and my lappy cannot get to even find the printer!

Help please......

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Read your post.

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But I can't guess what Operating System and more details.

When you make a post, try to at least tell the details asked for by the forum note.


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As Bob noted you are missing the OS...

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operating details!

In reply to: As Bob noted you are missing the OS...

Sorry I missed it out. My desktop is 2 1/2 years old, and runs XP sp1 - I was put off by all the probs with upgrading - maybe that is not such a problem now? The new notebook runs SP2. I have BTW found an answer on another forum found out how I can swith the print spooler off. I am still, however having major problems, in that neither computer is seeing each other, despite each being able to connect to the internet. I will try again later......

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logging in...

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By the way I have a login password for my desktop, but not for my notebook....will that make a difference?

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