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computer geeks wanted

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by big83chevy4x4, Apr 1, 2004.

  1. big83chevy4x4

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    my dads computer has a printer, i do not, we have cable internet to all computers useing a linksys router.

    is it possible to for me to print stuff with my computer on his printer useing the setup we have? /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
     
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    Yes, i do it all the time,,, /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    yes, not too difficult to do either.

    Tricky part comes is if you want to print while his computer is off- You can get a new router (like a linksys with a printer port) , or you can get a standalone print server. First option is free, but the computer must be on.
     
  4. big83chevy4x4

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    how would i set it up? his computer is on 24/7, unless being repared/upgraded or power outage
     
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    go to his computer and share the printer, then go to your comptuer and add new printer then search the network, then set it as your defult printer /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    how do i have him "share the printer" /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    got it figured out thanks. it saves me from buying a printer /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Re: computer geeks wanted
    04/01/04 10:01 PM
    how do i have him "share the printer"

    04/01/04 11:01 PM
    got it figured out thanks. it saves me from buying a printer


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    /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif 1 hour on the nose!
     

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