Question about Brother Office Equipment & Supplies
I have 2 computers which share a KVM Switch. This means that only 1 computer at a time can be run, never both together as they use the same keyboard, mouse and monitor. Both can't be on at the same time. I have a USB Brother printer and I want to hook it up to both computers so whichever on is on, that computer can use it. The only thing I can think of at the moment is to keep unplugging it from one computer to another. Is there another way of doing it?
You need a USB printer share device such as this one http://www.amazon.com/IOGEAR-2-Port-Printer-Sharing-GUB211/dp/B001SEB45M/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328912939&sr=8-1
Posted on Feb 10, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: I have a Brother HL2070N
Because printers and networks vary, the best instructions for setting up and networking your printer should be in its users manual. Also, your network-ready printer may have come with installation software that can help you share the printer over the network.
There are three main steps you need to take when networking a printer, including the following: Enable the File And Printer Sharing setting, Make the printer available to all users, and Direct PCs to the printer.
For detailed instructions on sharing printers at home, please refer to the "Get Your House In Order" article in the "See Also:" section below.
For detailed instructions on sharing printers in a small business, please refer to the "Select & Share The Right Printer For Your Small Business"
Posted on Apr 14, 2009
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