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Connect Two Computers To One Printer


How do you connect two computers to one printer? I have two dell desk top computers and one hp printer that has a ethernet port but cannot print.

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Connect Two Computers To 1 Printer

How do you connect two computers to one lexmark printer?

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Many times, you may need to connect more than one computer to a single printer. This can happen either in the case of home based businesses with various groups or even in regular offices with many users involved. Tips to connect 2 computers to one printer. While going about connecting 2 computers to one printer, you need to follow a few steps to ensure the process is smooth and hassle-free. Here we outline some of these basic steps: http://bit. Ly/a27nr2


Posted On: 6 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Printer To Two Computers

How i connect a printer to two computers? Two home computers. The printer is connected to an xp computer directly. The other computer is vista and i can't seem to get it connected to the printer. Any help?

Posted On: 2 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Three Computers To One Printer

How to use a switch to connect three computers and one printer to be used by all computers? No file sharing?

Answer:- this is easy if the printer already has a network port. Just put it on the local network with the pcs, configure each pc separately to work with the printer and the printer will take care of refereeing which jobs get printed in which order. If that's a usb printer, activating print sharing is the easiest/fastest means to share the printer. One computer (which must be left on) runs the printer and the other pcs send their print jobs to the key pc. Other options include getting a small print server device (connects the printer's usb cable to the network) but that can be somewhat difficult to get working smoothly.


Posted On: 7 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Printer Wirelessly Between Computers

I have two laptops. Both of them are wireless. It is connected wirelessly through a wireless router. My printer is connected with my laptop a, and i wanna know if i can use it with laptop b. I did all the "network and sharing" thing and when i look for it on my network, the printer shows up. The problem is, i can't connect to the printer. I could see it, but when i click on it, it says "windows cannot connect to the printer. Make sure you have typed the name correctly, and that the printer is connected to the network. " What's wrong? What am i doing wrong?

I thought i could use a printer like this, because i've done similar but i guess you can'?


Posted On: 7 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Connect Four Computers

I just order a dsl line and i would like to connect four computers to my dsl line. How can i do this? Two of the computers are running windows xp professional, one is running windows me, and the other one is running windows 98 sec. Edt. All four computer have a working nic card. Can any one help me out and tell me what i need to do and what do i need to get as far as hardware to get all four computers conected to the internet using a dsl line?

Posted On: October 30th, 2003, 01:38 AM . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Connect Two Computers Wirelessly

What do i need to connect my two computers wirelessly? I know i need a wireless router. Do i need a wireless adapter for each computer as well? How can i check for this? These are the computers i have:

1)hp desktop, network adapter = realtek pcie fe family controller
2) power mac g4, mac os x version 10. 4. 6


Posted On: 2 months ago . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Connect Two Computers Through Lan

How to connect two computers through lan for gaming and file sharing? Without router or any other device. Answer:-
If each computer is equipped with network card, you just need to connect both computers with crossover cable, do some network configuration and after that should be able to ping each other or perform file sharing/gaming. You can check out here on how to do it: http://www.Home-network-help.com/crossover.html


Posted On: 3 weeks ago . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Connect 2 Computers Through Router

Is it possible for 2 computers to be connected through a router?

Answer:- yes. The easiest way is to have the two computers with fixed ip address's. Set this in the router, so that it relates the mac address of the laptops to a fixed ip address. Then, when they are both connected, open up the windows explorer and click on tools-map network drive. Search for the other computer or enter its fixed ip address. Do for both if both computers have to see files on the other.


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Posted On: 01-28-2005, 08:39 PM . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 1 month ago . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

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Posted On: 11-04-2009, 11:43 AM . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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