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Old 01-25-2010, 07:31 AM   #1
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Is it possible to use a wired printer network instead of a wireless network?
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Old 01-25-2010, 09:19 AM   #2
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What do you mean by a printer network? A network with a printer attached?

Quick answer, yes it's possible - just plug your computers directly into the router via cat5e cable rather than connecting via wireless, and do the same with your printer (or plug it into one of the PCs via USB if it hasn't got a network port on it.)
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Yes. Some printers have an ethernet jack built into them.
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What do you mean by a printer network? A network with a printer attached?
Basically a "network" that runs to the printer (its going to have a computer in my moms room and in my room attached). The reason I am wanting to do wired is because the computer I am on is a desktop and for gaming mainly, can't support a wireless internet and printer.


Yep, this one does have a Ethernet built right into it...should be a quick and easy 2 hour project.
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