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I've successfully installed Windows 7 (x64) and drivers for my printer hp Laseret 2015d, and have no problem printing with this setup.

There is another PC in the network running XP SP2, and I want to share the printer so that users of that PC can also print.

On W7 I have the option of installing additional printer drivers for other system architectures (Itanium and x86). I've downloaded the most current 32-bit drivers for the printer, but every time I direct the install dialog to the folder containing the drivers, I get the following error message:

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What error message? –  Raystafarian Mar 8 '12 at 14:22

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Manually install the 32bit driver in XP machine then Connect to shared printer. It will not ask for driver again.

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yeachhhhh.............. thanks for u're answer –  Arif Lukman Hakim Mar 8 '12 at 6:43

I was getting a "Selected printer driver not found" error message, too, when trying to access a Canon IP4200 printer from my XP machine. I tried a lot of options involving .inf files that did not work. This is what (finally) did:

  1. Update the Win7/64 printer driver (Printer Properties | Advanced | Update Printer driver). Until I did this, I got the same error message no matter what I tried.
  2. Delete the Win7/64 printer.
  3. Restart the Win7/64 computer and let the printer self-install.
  4. Access the Printer Properties | Sharing tab. Make sure the "Shared" box is checked and then click on install additional drivers; choose to install the x86 driver.
  5. On the XP machine, choose "Add Printer" and browse to the sharted printer on the Win7/64 machine.

This is probably how it was intended to work - but didn't without the updated driver.

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