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Making a Printer Wireless

by kelray85 / December 1, 2009 6:49 AM PST

A friend of mine has a printer hooked up to her old desktop computer. Her and her husband are getting laptop computers for Christmas. We are wondering if there is a way they can use the printer without having to actually hook up a printer cable every time they want to use it. They would like to be able to use the printer wireless. Thank you in advance for any advice you might have. The laptop computers will be running Windows Vista if that matters.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 1, 2009 6:57 AM PST
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by Jimmy Greystone / December 1, 2009 8:06 AM PST

Yes, but it may ultimately prove easier to just get a new wireless enabled printer. But they sell devices called print servers, and they come in wired and wireless varieties.

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