Cannot Print from a Window XP-Based Computer to a Shared Printer on a Windows 95-Based Computer

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SYMPTOMS

When you try to print from your Windows XP-based computer to a shared printer on a Microsoft Windows 95-based computer, you may not be able to print.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
This update is available on the Microsoft Windows Update Web site.
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Download the "Windows XP Application Compatibility Update" now
Release Date: October 25, 2001

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
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STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.

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Article ID: 307754 - Last Review: June 5, 2007 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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