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Go to the printer troubleshooting in your computer.
Click start at lower left of your computer screen.
Click control panel.
Click printers and other hardware.
Click printers and faxes.
Click troubleshoot printing at the left of the screen.
A new window will appear.
Click "my document doesn't print at all.
Click next.
Follow the questions on the screen.
If this does not give you a solution, then start over and you will come to a page that will link to Microsoft to get help.

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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This printer has only an USB connection that connects to your computer and cannot connect to wireless network directly. You can attach this printer to a wireless printer server/router to enable wireless printing.
OR
SET UP A SHARED NETWORK PRINTER
Any printer that is connected to a computer and is connected on a LAN can be configured so all other computers on the same network can print to this printer. This means the computer with the printer attached to it MUST be booted up at all times when other computers want to access the printer. You need to install the printer driver on the computer and configure it as a Shared printer. The other computers on the network need to add this printer to their computer. Follow these steps to set-up a shared network printer :- 1. Connect the printer to the computer and install the printer driver. 2. Open Printers and Faxes - right click on this printer and click Sharing - click Sharing tab and click Share this printer, and then if you wish you could change the Share name, then click OK 3. Right click on the printer - click Properties - click Print Test Page to confirm printer installation. Follow these steps to configure the computers on your network :- 1. Open Printers and Faxes - click Add a printer - Next - select a network printer, or a printer attached to another computer - Next. 2. Select Browser for a printer - Next 3. Click on and expand the Microsoft Windows Network down to the computer with the printer - Next 4. Select Yes for - Use this printer as the default printer - Next - Finish 5. Right click on the printer - click Properties - click Print Test Page to confirm printer installation.

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How to connect USB Printer to the Home Network or Sharing a Printer to multiple...


Connecting the USB Printer to network

1) Right click on My computer (
2) Click on Properties
3) Click on Computer Name
4) Click on Change (where it says "To rename this computer or Join a domain, Click Change")
5) Give Name to your Work Group
"Type the some Name in the BOX"
6) Click OK and Restart the Computer

** NOW THIS COMPUTER IS A PART OF WORK GROUP **

(settings on Main Computer where the Printer is installed)
7) Now we can share whatever you wana share

8) Open control Panel

9) Open Printer and Faxes right
10) Right click on the Printer Icon and click on Properties

11) Click on Sharing

12) Click on share this printer and *Name the Printer if you want share

13) Click on Apply now this Printer is in Network

Network the Second Computer

13) Go to each computer

1) Click on Start - control pannel -
2) Click on Printers and Faxes
3) Click on Add a Printer
4) It will show Welcomr to Add Printer Wizard
5) Click on Next
6) Select "A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer
7) Select browse for a Printer and HIT NEXT
8) It will show you the WORK GROUP and when you hit on it it will show you the Printer
9) Click on Next and OK
Its Done the Printer is Shared and you can take a print out.

Note : The Main Computer should On in order to take Print-out


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Hope this will help you connecting your USB printer to the Home Network

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Setting up a Shared Network Printer


Any printer that is connected to a computer and is connected on a LAN can be configured so all other computers on the same network can print to this printer. This means the computer with the printer attached to it MUST be booted up at all times when other computers want to access the printer.
You need to install the printer driver on the computer and configure it as a Shared printer.
The other computers on the network need to add this printer to their computer.
Follow these steps to set-up a shared network printer :-
1. Connect the printer to the computer and install the printer driver.
2. Open Printers and Faxes - right click on this printer and click Sharing - click Sharing tab and click Share this printer, then if you wish you can change the Share name, then click OK
3. Right click on the printer – click Properties - click Print Test Page to confirm printer installation.
Follow these steps to configure the computers on your network :-
1. Open Printers and Faxes – click Add a printer – Next – select A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer - Next.
2. Select Browser for a printer – Next
3. Click on and expand the Microsoft Windows Network down to the computer with the printer – Next
4. Select Yes for - Use this printer as the default printer – Next – Finish
5. Right click on the printer – click Properties - click Print Test Page to confirm printer installation.

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There are lots of possible reasons why it's happening.

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2. Correct driver - Be sure that you installed the correct printer driver for the printer to the computer.

3. Printer connection - check if the printer is properly connected to the computer.

4. Printer settings - Go to the printer properties and make sure that your printer is set as the default printer.

You may refer to the user manual for trouble-shooting guide.

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try this.............
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  7. Click OK.
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On the other computer(s):
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