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Sharing Printers

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Kevyn, Apr 20, 2007.

  1. Kevyn

    Kevyn Private E-2

    Is it possible to share printers in a network without buying those expensive print servers?

    I have a DSL gateway with one wired and one wireless computer. Two printers are connected to the wired computer. I heard from a friend that it's possible to share the printers by configuring some things in Windows XP. Although he has forgotten how to do this, I believe it has something to do with enabling file and printer sharing. Can anyone walk me through the procedure?
  2. musksnipe

    musksnipe Guest

  3. Kevyn

    Kevyn Private E-2

    Thanks, musksnipe! Network Magic works as advertised. Still, does anyone know how to set up file/printer sharing through Windows XP without installing any third-party programs? And is the procedure any different in Windows Vista?
  4. lbmest

    lbmest MajorGeek

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