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Not sure if my printer is wireless

I have a new laptop and was wondering if i can use my daughters printer that is connected to her computer? hoping it would be a wireless conection

lexmark 8300 all in one printer

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Http://www.lexmark.com/publications/pdfs/8300/eng/ug.pdf
This is the complete user manual from lexmark website.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

  • bsevinc Feb 21, 2009

    I looked at the manual and it doesn't say the printer is wireless, but..... :) If it is installed on another computer at your place and if your place equipped with wireless internet you can connect to that printer through the wireless network. Let me know if you have wireless internet, I will walk you through. Good Luck :)

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