Solution to Vista printing problem

Solution to Vista printing problem

March 26, 2007 | Misc

I’ve solved the problem with the printer shared via USB on a Windows XP box!  I can now print to it from my Vista box.

I found the solution at TechArena.  You can find it here.  Basically, you need to install the printer locally first, then fake it out using a Port that points directly to the shared printer.  Then, be sure to disable the “Offline Printer” support so that it prints over the network immediately.

UPDATE:  And here’s another post, which makes things a bit more clear.