printing from laptop

  stevennufc 11:09 11 Sep 2006
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I want to be able to print info off my laptop through my printer connected to my pc wirelessly they both run from same broadband router and my laptop is wireless is there a way I can do this instead of me having to keep connecting my laptop.

  daisy2bell 11:55 11 Sep 2006

If you enable sharing on your printer, then you should be able to do so. It works for me.
Go to start, control panel, and to the printer folder, find your printer, right click on it and then click on "sharing"

  Strawballs 12:32 11 Sep 2006

run the network wizard on both machines from control panel (NOT the wireless one) and click for file and printer sharing you will not have to make floppy or CD at the end just run the wizard on both.

  Strawballs 12:35 11 Sep 2006

forgot to say then go to printers on your laptop and click to add a printer> network printer > browse to find the one on the desktop and install when it warns you that you will have to install drivers click yes and it will do it for you from the desk top drivers. You might have to allow for this in any firewalls that you might have.

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