Darren: Using a Crossover cable to connect two XP systems is no
different than using a hub. This holds with respect to sharing a printer
as well. For step-by-step instructions see:

Skip Knoble, Penn State

"Darren Council" <darren735cox.net> wrote in message
> Why can't I get a second computer that is networked with
> a crossover cable to print? I have a desktop, main, and
> notebook networked together with a crossover cable. I
> shared the printer that is connected to the desktop. When
> i print from the notebook, it goes in que on the desktop
> and stays there. It will not print until the desktop is
> shut down and restarted again. HELP!!!