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Discussion in 'Networking' started by Nemo2000, Jan 16, 2007.

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  1. Nemo2000

    Nemo2000 Thread Starter

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    Having managed to network 2 PCs together running XP, and sharing a printer attached to a parallel port on one of the PCs, I thought I would turn my attention to sharing a USB-attached scanner on the same PC. But I can find nothing in the Windows Help material anywhere about sharing scanners like that. Is it not possible?
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Most cheap scanners can't be shared without 3rd party software. Here's a link to a bunch of 3rd party applications, let us know which one you pick. I may need to do this too, might as well let someone else do the legwork! :D

    http://www.programurl.com/software/share-scanner.htm
     
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