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adding a printer to a home wireless network

By ssnider20
Oct 29, 2005
  1. Recently we have added another computer to our household and decided to use a wireless router to share the internet connection. I need help figuring out how to add the printer on the main computer to be able to use it on the extension PC...any help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanx.

    Ssnider20

    Edit: Do not refer to a computer as "CPU"
     
  2. gouthamd

    gouthamd TS Rookie

    i think you just have to make the printer shaerable on the network, as the internet connection sharing through the wireless router already forms a network.

    You can just right click on the printer after installing in main computer, go to properties and then to sharing. . and you have everything before you. Make sure you allow the extension computer to be accessible i.e, not stopped by the firewall.

    Edit: Do not refer to a computer as "CPU"
     
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,522   +336

    enable file/print sharing via the Windows Firewall, Exceptions tab
     
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