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Sharing Printer

By ABUELO
Sep 30, 2007
  1. How to share printer
    equimpment: host pc windows vista and wireless adapter for internet. this pc has printer via USB.
    client: pc windows xp and wireless adpater for internet
     
  2. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    Method:
    1. Connect printer to host, install drivers etc.
    2. Goto Control Panel> Printers> right click printer> Sharing
    3. Click on Share this Printer, fill out the settings as needed.
    4. Ok to save settings
    5. Client PC goto Control Panel> Printers> Add New Printer
    6. Choose Local Network printer (or whatever option applies)
    7. Browse or type in the address of your shared printer.
    8. Next, ok, etc. to finish the wizard
    9. Ensure the Host is turned on and connected to the network, with the printer attached for the client to print to.

    :D
     
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