wireless connections

  BELSOX 21:25 23 Nov 2008
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I am about to purchase a new wireless enabled laptop and already have fairly new, very costly top flight separate printer and scanner. Is there anyway of making a wireless connection or must I buy new?

  MAJ 21:27 23 Nov 2008

Making a wireless connection to what? The Printer? The Scanner? Only if they have an integrated wireless card or you buy a print server.

  BELSOX 21:32 23 Nov 2008

Maj
Blimey! That was quick!
What's a print server. Cos I don't have one. The Printer & scanner are not enabled
Belsox

  MAJ 22:46 23 Nov 2008

This is a print server click here it will allow you to connect your printer to your wireless network.

  BELSOX 22:52 23 Nov 2008

Don't worry MAJ, I forgive you. Thanks - the link from the site explains it all. It means that for an investment of £40 I won't have to throw away a £400 printer and it won't be beyond me to carry the laptop to the scanner for the few occasions that I need to scan. Thankyou once again for your rapid and helpful 'gen'
Regards
Belsox

  MAJ 22:57 23 Nov 2008

Which printer model is it, BELSOX?

  woodchip 23:17 23 Nov 2008

Scanner will only work through the USB

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