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Windows 7: Using Wireless Dongle on Printer

17 Nov 2014   #1
gplea

Win7 64Bit Enterprise
 
 
Using Wireless Dongle on Printer

I'm wondering if I have a USB dongle for wireless connectivity, can I plug it into the USB port on a NON-wireless printer in order to make it wireless? Is it that simple?

Thanks,
GPL


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17 Nov 2014   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Unfortunately, it is not. You must use a wireless print server to accomplish what you want.
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17 Nov 2014   #3
gplea

Win7 64Bit Enterprise
 
 

Thanks PB. Can you offer any suggestions on a print server?
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17 Nov 2014   #4
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I haven't used one myself but I will look around.
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17 Nov 2014   #5
gplea

Win7 64Bit Enterprise
 
 

No need PB. I found 1 I think will work.
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17 Nov 2014   #6
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

What did you decide on?
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01 Dec 2014   #7
gplea

Win7 64Bit Enterprise
 
 

Here ya go PB. I meant to post this earlier, but got sidetracked.

TP-LINK TL-WPS510U Pocket-Sized Wireless Print Server 802.11b / g USB 2.0 - Newegg.com
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