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Connecting two computers with one printer

Hi, I have two computers one old, one new. Old one has xp, new one has vista. I am trying unsuccessfully to connect both computers to a new HP Photosmart C5380 all in one printer. Not technical at all so please if any one can help in laymen terms that would be great.

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  • maggieh1961 Jan 28, 2009

    Thank you, have done that and it is telling me to connect the USB cable to printer/computer, which I have done for one computer and the printer is working on that one. But there is not another USB port in the printer for me to connect the other computer to it. Not sure what to do next???????

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Go to www.hp.com and let the website auto-detect your printer and download the drivers automatically.

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    Leroy Elliott Jan 28, 2009

    You need a USB PRINT SERVER

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