wireless / bluetooth dongle ? ! ?

  jarani 23:34 07 Oct 2007

I find it difficult to get my mind around this combination - do they work together or seperately ? I tried to read up on this but can find nothing on the two together

I have a 3com wireless router running my network of 2 PCs and a laptop - all on winXP - a Canon Pixma MP 520 printer is not on a network but wired to the main PC

how can I get the printer onto the network ? do I need a USB wireless dongle on the printer or a USB Bluetooth dongle - or a completely different aproach ? jarani

  Technotiger 23:46 07 Oct 2007

Have you tried Sharing the printer wirelessly using XP's Network Wizard. Though I don't think it works with all printer - it works fine with my Epson R265 and my previous Epson R300.

  Technotiger 23:47 07 Oct 2007

Forgot to mention - no bluetooth adapter needed.

  Technotiger 23:55 07 Oct 2007

Go to Control Panel, click on Printers and Faxes, then right-click on your Printer icon, if that printer allows Sharing, the word Sharing will appear in the drop-down menu - click on it and follow your nose ....

  [email protected] 00:03 08 Oct 2007
  jarani 13:30 08 Oct 2007

just came in - many thanks - will have a go - jarani

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