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Wireless connection! I have my desk top computer hooked up to my Brother copier byusb cable, I would also like to use my wireless connection of my lapetop to the same Brother printer, can this be done? Bernie Brankin

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Yes. Keep it plugged in to your desktop.
Do you have your home network configured? That has to be done first, between your desktop and laptop, etc., then under the printer's properties select "sharing", and share the printer from your Desktop.
Then to access the printer on your laptop, go to "add printers" Select "network printer", then select "browse", then browse your network for the "shared printer", and select it.
You will only be able to print through it if your PC is turned on.

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