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    print sharing (6.0)

    Have Win 98 wired to wireless router, Added notebook w/ Win XP and notebook w/Vista Home Prem, All have access to internet. Following steps in "Windows Vista for Dummies" to share printer. Frim PC w/ Win 98 and wireed HP Desk Jet, set printer sharing. From Vista notebook when to Add printer, Add network printer. Went to "The printer I want isn't listed". Select shared printer by name, Brouse and able to find PC and printer.Depress Next and receive error message "Windows canot connect to the printer. Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000866).

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    Re: print sharing (6.0)

    You might try wiring the printer into the router instead of the 98 puter.....

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    Re: print sharing (6.0)

    Joe

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    Re: print sharing (6.0)

    Thanks. I tried Adding a local printer, Create a new port, enter a port name PCprinter. Receive error message "The specified network password is not correct". The printer is a HP Deskjet 670c and the router is Linksys WRT54G. Vista is home premium. Any suggestions regarding the password?

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    Re: print sharing (6.0)

    The sweet smell of success. Thanks to all. I was almost there. I set up my network printer from my Vista PC as a local printer. Then my oldest granddaughter and her finance came by. I mentioned to him what I had done and he asked me one question. "Are all the workgroups the same?" Of cource they were not. He set them all the same and we are printing.
    Thanks again.

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    Re: print sharing (6.0)

    Terrific!!!. Glad it is working. Thanks for posting back.

    Joe
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