Make sure that the printer is working properly before sharing it on the network. Connect it to the system that will be the print server, install the latest drivers, then insure that the printer works properly. Once proper installation and operation is verified, then share the printer on the network, using the following instructions for either Windows XP
Note that Microsoft indicates there can be problems printing to a shared printer after you install Windows Live OneCare
. Finally, note that HP lists some specific problems you might experience
with that printer when shared on a network. Check to be sure that none of these problems are affecting your installation. Scott.