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Just wondering if it is possible to set up a home network with a pc running xp and a laptop running vista.  I really only need to be able to print from my laptop.  I have tried and it is not working. Maybe doing something wrong.  Any help would be appreciated.

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Just wondering if it is possible to set up a home network with a pc running xp and a laptop running vista.  I really only need to be able to print from my laptop.  I have tried and it is not working. Maybe doing something wrong.  Any help would be appreciated.

Yes you can, You just need a router. Do you have one? Then you just need to share the printer on the desktop, to be able to print from the laptop.

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Open IE and type IP address of other computer.  That should bring up the shares that you have setup.

To get the IP address of the other computer: Start | Run type cmd press enter | type ipconfig /all..  Look for IP Address...

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