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Wireless printing i have three computers(a laptop & 2 desktops ), desktop #1 is connected to an at&t gateway and i have a laptop and desktop #2 in another room. i have a wireless printer. i can get it to connect wirelessly desktop #1 but not the other two computers. i can hardwire the printer to the desktop #1 and then print wirelessly to the printer but desktop #1 has to be on.

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    Do you have the necessary software installed on the other two computers?

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The printer has o go through a router to work for the other two computers. The only other solution is setting up a wireless network with internet sharing on a HOC and share all file and printer services though it. The main PC would act as a router. for $40.00 you can buy a router and make it work.

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What do you mean by an wireless printer... in any case it must be installed on all three computers and proper settings to be done to accept a printing command from any one computer at a time and other to be in queue till the first job completed... try in this line of action...

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I have a wireless laptop running Win7 home. My husband has an older desktop running XP, my son has a custom PC running XP. I have done everything I can to try & get the laptop to print to our HP 5


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In Right-click Computer, Properties, check to see what workgroup these machines belong tol If they are all different, then simply change them to match each other, so they all use the same resources, and the same printers.You will then have to re-add the printers, having first dleted the printer, if it was on the wrong workgroup.

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AC power from wall-plate to modem.

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We have a Linksys G Router. It works fine on my son's (Host) computer. My work laptop will recognize the wireless network but will not connect. My home desktop will not recognize the network. What are we...


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3. open a browser and goto 192.168.1.1. use the LinkSys supplied username and password;
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If for some reason neither method will not work, pls post back with your modem's make & model.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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Cannot "ping" 192.168.1.1 (default gateway)


1) yes, referring to the router's IP address.

2) I determined the IP addresses of all my computers and tried to "ping" them but could not "ping" any of them. I can "ping" the IP address of the computer I am working from but I don't think that helps in TS this situation.

3) I'm wondering if my router is fully set up correctly. Do each of the computers have to be "saved" in the router's settings?

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