Printer on my wireless Home Network

By weak_saucee
Mar 30, 2006
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  1. hi. i have just setted up a printer network for my home network through Windows Xp pro. but i have another problem. i don't know how to set up my printer network so that the main computer the printer is hooked up to, doesn't have to be on when another computer in the network prints. i need help on how to set this up, or is this possible. PLZ HELP ME!

    do i have to buy additional hardware?

    My printer is a HP Photosmart 2575 All-in-one

    my router is a 2wire 1701 gateway (wireless).

    all computers run on Windows Xp Pro sp2.
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu Newcomer, in training Posts: 9,431

    Your printer already an ethernet port, so no extra hardware is needed, except for a network cable perhaps.

    Reading The Friendly Manual would be a good start setting things up.

    Better detach and delete the printer from the computer - you are supposed to connect it to your router.
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