Network Error Message


Old 11-11-03, 08:24 PM
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Network Error Message

I'm trying to set up a home network with my 2 computers.
Computer 1 Win XP Pro
Computer 2 Win XP Home
I ran the network wizard on #1 with no problems
When I ran the network wizard on computer #2 I get the following error message... "Spooler SubSystem App has encountered a problem and needs to close" preventing me from finishing my setup.
I went to and the suggestion was this sometimes happens with "lexmark" printers.
I have 2 Epson printers and 1 HP printer. Never had a lexmark!
Both computers share a DSL line with no problems. I need to be able to share the printers.
Any help with this appreciated

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Old 11-11-03, 09:31 PM
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How are you connecting the computers? Router, internet connection sharing?

Are all three printers connected to the two computers? How?

Here are some relevant articles. I an not sure exactly what you have, so let this be a start.

There may be some incompability between printer drivers.

Hope this helps.
Old 11-12-03, 09:57 PM
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Computer #2 Windows XP Home version...
Are you trying to create a network at home with a private domain? Home version will not run in a domain. As stand-alone or in a workgroup. (I do not use home ver.) Network wizard may not be available for home version.
Quick thought, as you state, you do not have Lexmark printer.
Off to M$ KB and dig..

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