Sharing Printers

By jekennedy ยท 5 replies
Sep 13, 2006
  1. I have an sbc wireless router; wireless laptop; desktop connected to router via ethernet cable; & TWO printers connected to the desktop.
    Problem: sending stuff to either printer from the laptop is tiiiiimmmmeeee consuming (takes a long time to buffer). Laptop is older model with only 702 mb of space left on the hard drive.
    Is there a "printer router" with RAM for buffering that I can connect to the sbc router and have the two printers connected to the printer router instead. OBJECT: to speed things up.

    IS POSSIBLE???????

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What Operating System is on both computers? XP?
  3. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

  4. jekennedy

    jekennedy TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks Techspot Addict. Placed an order today.
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,166   +986

    lack of free space is always an issue for performance.

    use the CP->admin tools->Disk Mgmt to see the HD
    right click on its name and use DISK CLEANUP botton to toss the old updates
    and temp files.
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Hey jobeard, I used to live in Simi Valley just over the hill on 118 from you!
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