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  1. kamalchk14

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    how to connect multiple pc in a one printer?
     
  2. DaveA

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    It would help if the system spec of each computer is provided?
    Do you have a local network by cat5 wire and/or WiFi?
    Make and model of the printer is also needed?
     
  3. plodr

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    There are two methods and I use both with 2 different printers.
    1. Network the printer by attaching it to the router. I use a print server which gives me an ethernet port and I connect a cat cable from the print server to my router.
    2. Buy a wireless printer. I turn on the printer, which is NOT attached to any computer or the router. I turn on the wireless antenna and I can print to it from four different Windows 7 computers.
     
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    to add a 3rd; if the printer is USB, you would need to share it from the computer that it's connected to. But as Dave said, we need details! :)
     
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    4th option is to install it on one PC and share it to the other PC.
     
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