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Windows 7: Sharing printer only possible in a Home network?

14 Apr 2011   #1
pstein

win7pro 64bit
 
 
Sharing printer only possible in a Home network?

Is it required to be in the same Home network to be able to share a printer?

Or can both computers be in a public network only?

Peter


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14 Apr 2011   #2
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

I haven't fiddled with public networks myself, but I think you can probably share the printer. You just may have to get the user explicit access (adding them specifically to the printer's security settings) for it to work.
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