problem printer sharing

  The Scorpion 19:32 22 Sep 2006
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I am trying to set up printer sharing on wireless network. The host pc is XP home edition. And the other OS is is Win 98 SE. When I click to print a document on Win 98 SE the message says 'Printer not responding' althou the pinter & host computer are switched on. How can I make the pinter work?
Please help. Thanks

  Strawballs 19:35 22 Sep 2006

Run the network wizard on the XP machine from control panel (not wireless one) and at the end make the floppy or CD and run it on the (* machine.

  STREETWORK 19:48 22 Sep 2006

Open the printer properties in control panel, select eh sharing tab and check that it is set to share.

  DieSse 19:54 22 Sep 2006

Also make sure the shared name of the printer is not too long - I think about 12 characters (can't find the info) or it won't work.

Had that once on a printer on Win98 sharing with XP and it took a fair time to track down the info on it.

  STREETWORK 19:55 22 Sep 2006

Win 98 cannot use over 12 letters...

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