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I have an apple laptop that I use through my router and can not print on my printer that is connected to my PC in my home office. It was connected at one time, but I must have inadvertantly disconnected it somehow.

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You need to check and make sure of three things. First, that the two computers are networked. Second, that you have selected to share the printer on the PC. Third, that you have the printer driver installed on the Mac. It would help to know which versions of OS you are running on each machine, and which printer model as well...

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