Sharing Wireless Printer Over Home Network
Get to know more about sharing a wireless printer over a Home Network
Printers which are capable of connecting wirelessly are referred to as wireless printers. A wireless printer has several advantages over the ordinary cable connected printer. It can be placed further away from the computer with which its works, can diminish noise, or create centralized access for a printer which is shared by several people. By making use of wireless printer you eliminate the danger of long cables that may cause a tripping hazard. You can also share your printer in your network to enable people connected in your network to make use of the printer; this adds to your convenience and saves a lot of money by just having one printer for all the computers connected in your network.
Following explains about sharing a wireless printer over a Home Network:
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You can configure each computer with the Network Setup Wizard; for this you will need to navigate to the 'Network Connections' found in the 'Control Panel' and then choose 'File Sharing' option when prompted. You can give your computer a name and restart it before the changes take effect.
You can open the 'Printers' from 'Control Panel' and select 'Sharing' from the menu that appears when you right click on the icon of the installed printer. You need to give your printer a unique name. You can follow the simple prompts and your new wireless printer will be installed and ready to share. After that you can select 'OK' to save the changes and make the printer available over the wireless network. Now it could be accessed from the systems present in the same network.
You may at times face different issues while configuring your wireless printer across your wireless network. This may be certain hardware or software related issues. You may at time have issues in connecting to the wireless printer if you have not installed the necessary printer drivers. If you have malware issues in your computer, you may have issues in sharing your printer. You may also have issues in sharing, if your router or other printer hardware has some issues or malfunctions.
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