Allowing file sharing/printer sharing on network

  Geoffppp 16:10 16 Mar 2008
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I have recently set up a wireless network to 2 laptops and to a desktop (ethernet connection from XP desktop to wireless router, broadband modem to router). I can access the internet from all 3 computers, but I am unable to share any files.
The laptops run on Windows Vista & the desktop on XP. I can view the map of the network including the XP desktop (had to download software patch from Microsoft for this). I want to use the printer attached to the desktop as the network printer; however I cannot do this. The Vista message is that it cannot find the printer. I cannot see how to do this from the laptops or from the desktop. Please can you advise?

  ambra4 17:20 16 Mar 2008
  lyndaloo 22:53 18 Mar 2008

I just found out that my router does not support upnp would this be a reaseon why I cant connect?

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