Printer Sharing for separate PC's

  enyar 22:26 09 Jul 2006

Am a brginner at all this so help please!

I wish to connect two pc's, one using windows 98 and one using XP to a laser printer with USB connection. Can anyone advice me on what to do and what cables I need? All equipment is in one room.

  ade.h 22:31 09 Jul 2006

Getting ahead of yourself a bit, methinks. How are going to network the two PCs? Via Ethernet cable in a peer-to-peer arrangement, or via a router? P2P wireless even?

  enyar 22:37 09 Jul 2006

Sorry, forgot to say. They share internet access by a router. Does this help?

  ade.h 22:42 09 Jul 2006

It clarifies the situation somewhat, which is what we need!

click here for sharing a printer in Windows 98. You may also find this of use click here

It's a pity that you're network is not entirely comprised of XP clients. Would be even easier then.

  ade.h 22:43 09 Jul 2006

"you're network?" I meant your network!

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