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Printer on wireless network works with xp laptop but not windows 7

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  • Laptops
  • Wireless Network
  • Windows XP
  • Printers
  • Wireless Networking
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January 6, 2011 8:38:17 PM

I have an HP printer on a wireless network. It works with an XP laptop but not my Win 7 laptop.
I also have an EPSON printer on the same network that works with both laptops.
It seems the HP stopped working after a Win 7 update, but I'm not sure. Thanks

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January 8, 2011 10:47:30 AM

Hi, Thanks for the tip. It helped me with my problem. As it turned out I took the Win7 laptop into the office where the printer was and plugged it directly into the laptop and made it a local printer. Win7 did install a different driver than what I was trying to use. Went back to wireless with the correct driver and it worked.
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