have new hp laptop, want to share printer

April 15, 2011 at 12:23:47
Specs: Windows 7
printer is hooked up to toshiba laptop. HP laptop tells me printer driver for dell 962 not compatible. What other alternatives are there for sharing printer

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April 15, 2011 at 13:26:50
The printer is a Dell 962? Is it an older model? And what operating system is on your laptop? If the printer is older and the laptop is newer, there may not be any printer drivers new enough for the laptop to recognize it (although most are backward compatible to an extent).

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April 15, 2011 at 17:52:26
You may be able to download the latest W7 drivers to the HP and install them. Then try to use a shared drive. Normally the sharing computer would have them available for the network.

It may be that that OS is not supported.

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