1.    16 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Home

    Can't Connect To Shared Printer


    I have a 2 desktops and a laptop all running Windows 10 Home.

    I have a Homegroup that is working and I can see and access the shared folders on each machine.

    I can see and connect to the printer on Desktop 2 from the laptop but not Desktop 1's printer. That printer is on and working properly on Desktop 1.

    This previously worked fine. I think it stopped working when I updated to the new Windows 10 update yesterday on the laptop and Desktop 1. Desktop 2 has not yet been updated.

    I have rebooted both computers and ran the Homegroup Troubleshooter which could not find any problems.

    Any ideas?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    18 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Home


    On Desktop 1 I turned off all the homegroup sharing settings, accepted those settings and then turned them all on again, accepted the settings and Desktop 1's printer is now showing up!

    Sounds like a bug in win 10. We'll see if it disappears again.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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