Networking printers

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Talk' started by Rosemary Morris, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. I have managed to set up my PC and laptop into a working network through
    Vista. When I ask the laptop to use the printer on my PC it puts up the
    Connect to PC box and asks for a user name and password. I wasn't aware
    that I had one. How can I find this out or negate it. When I look for
    add printer it happily shows me the one I have on my PC but just won't
    connect to it without the username and password.

    Anyone any good ideas for me? They would be greatly appreciated

    Rosemary Morris
    Rosemary Morris, Nov 15, 2007
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  2. Rosemary Morris

    John Byrne Guest

    Open Network and Sharing center (Start>Control Panel>Network and Sharing
    Center). Under Sharing and Discovery, check that Printer Sharing is on and
    that Password Protected Sharing is off. Also check under Network Discovery
    that your laptop is in the same workgroup as your PC.
    John Byrne, Nov 18, 2007
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