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Cannot share printer w/laptop(wireless)w/ PC

Laptop(wireless) cannot share main printer, which is wired directly to the PC. .

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You need to share the printer. Go to your pc and open up the printers (Start button, Printers and Faxes). Right click on your printer that you want to share and then click sharing. Make sure share this printer is checked and list this printer in directory is checked. Now you should see the printer on the laptop when you click the Add printer and choose browse for printers or something to that effect. It will prompt you to install the drivers for this printer on the laptop. Click Yes or OK and you should be good to go. Make sure you have the printer turned on prior to doing any of this. You will also need the PC attached to the printer turned on when printing.

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