I need to buy a new printer - the all-in-one variety, and since buying the last one we now have 2 laptops in the house in addition to the pc. We also now have a wireless router. I thought we needed a wireless printer but having looked for advice on some sites, I am now not sure whether we need wireless or network. What we want to be able to do is have the printer located in the room with the pc and then be able to print from any of the laptops. What is the best and/or cheapest way of being able to do this?
I am a wireless/network absolute beginner so would appreciate replies that reflect this.
So, does the fact that the laptops are connected to the router (wirelessly) mean that once the printer is connected to that same router, and the software is installed on the laptops, they then have access to the printer? And this works even though there is no physical connection to the printer and no wired home network in the house?