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I've 2 computers 10ft apart have 1 printer betten them & 1 Router 1--------1111-1---------1 it is a 6310 printer what i is for the printer to take orders from eatch one what do i need make it work

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What you need is a print server. The print server will plug into your router and your printer making the printer a network printer then each computer will be able print to the printer. Here is one.

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