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HL4050CDN I cannot share it with other computers.

I cannot share it with other computers. It is connected directly to a XP SP3. The net is a router. In Vista the printer has no port.

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First you have to set up a home network between both your computers, once that is established run an networking cable to your printer it should all be ran through a networking hub so all machines can communicate with one another

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hi there,

Because printers and networks vary, the best instructions for setting up and networking your printer should be in its users manual. Also, your network-ready printer may have come with installation software that can help you share the printer over the network.

There are three main steps you need to take when networking a printer, including the following: Enable the File And Printer Sharing setting, Make the printer available to all users, and Direct PCs to the printer.

For detailed instructions on sharing printers at home, please refer to the "Get Your House In Order" article in the "See Also:" section below.

For detailed instructions on sharing printers in a small business, please refer to the "Select & Share The Right Printer For Your Small Business"

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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