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Printer sharing wirh USB hub

I have two systems with Vista. I want to Use one printer on both with USB Cables. Can i connect a USB Hub with 3 ports, 2 for two systems and one for Printer and I install drivers on the both systems. Is this possible. I found differnet USB switches on net but they should have to select first the system from which the print is required.

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I would connect the printer to the main computer, network the 2 computers and enable printer sharing. The only draw back to this is that the main computer will have to be on in order for the other to print. Vista makes this easy to do.

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