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Windows 7: Connect second printer to home network

12 May 2015   #1

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Connect second printer to home network

We have a home network: two computers (my wife and I) and an epson printer which both my wife and I can access wireless through the network. My wife also has a laser Samsung attached directly to her computer through a USB cable. Can I add this printer to our home network so I too can send print jobs to it? The person who gave it to us had it on a home network the same as ours. If this is possible can someone please give me a hint or two on how to go about it. I have the original CD that came with the machine

Thanks in advance for all help.

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12 May 2015   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

Yes, you need to share the printer from your wife's computer so you can access it from yours.

This means her computr will have to be on for you to be able to print to it.
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12 May 2015   #3

win 7 64 bit

hi this might help you with what you want Share a printer - Windows Help
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12 May 2015   #4
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit

If you have a router close to the printers, you may be able to connect them to the router via USB or Ethernet cable (depending on the router you have). It also may be possible to connect one or more printers via Wi-Fi.
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