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I have a PC(XP) connected to an Ornge Livebox; also a laptop with wireless connection to the Livebox, both working OK. How do I arrange for the laptop to use my Printer which is connected to the PC?

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Is your printer wireless accsesable ( can your printer be wireless)

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You have to enable printer sharing in the printers and faxes winsow pane. THen on the laptop go to the same pane and add a new printer, but select a network/LAN printer instead of a locally attached printer. THat should be all you need, just click through the prompts that come up and let it install any drivers it needs and you should be up and running.

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The main thing to realise with the Livebox is everything is reversible.. And to not worry about changing something..

So let's get this started, When you open up the " Connect To A Network " you can see your Livebox-XXXX. Next to that does it say "Unsecured Connection"? If this is the case then your Livebox is still not properly configured.. What i would recommend doing is starting a fresh with the Livebox, and i explain how to set it all up from Default. icon_smile.gif

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If i start from the top section and work down it should make it easier to follow:
My Services>Internet>Connection Parameters Filled In..
Phone Over ADSL> Nothing needs changing
Digital TV> Nothing Needs Changing.
Liveprinter> Nothing Needs Changing.
Submit

Security> Associated Devices> Will Be Empty
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Enable Wireless Lan> Ticked.
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Configuration> Update> v5.10.7-uk
Administrator> Change the password while you're there..
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Advanced> Wireless> Pairing Time> 10 minutes should be fine.
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Wi-Fi Easy Pairing.. Might aswell leave it on..
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It really depends on what "modem" Orange provided you with and how your personal PC is connected to the modem.

If the "modem" provided by Orange uses WiFi (such as Livebox) networking, then it is a matter of setting up your daighter's laptop to access and use the Livebox WiFi Network. In this case no router is needed since your modem is also a router.

If your PC is connected via Ethernet port to the "modem" and Orange's "modem" is a single Ethernet output port, you would need an AP/Router (Wireless since I am presuming the your daughter's laptop would be accessing the Internet wirelessly) such as the LinkSys WRT54G.

If your PC is connected via USB port to the "modem" and Orange's "modem" has only a USB output port (no Ethernet), you need to make your PC as the default gateway/software router and share your PC's Internet connection. If you are connecting your daughter's laptop using Ethernet cable, then you don't need a WiFi AP/Router but an ordinary hub. If on the other hand the new laptop would connect wirelessly, you would still need something like the WRT54G.

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Good luck and kind regards.

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