Printer sharing BT Home Hub 2

  MIKE. 18:53 03 Dec 10
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My neighbour has two Dell Windows 7 laptop using a BT home hub 2 wireless router, for his broadband connection and all works ok. He wants me to setup wireless printing on his HP wireless printer. I can get one laptop to print but not the other. He used a Netgear router untill a week ago and all was ok. Does anyone have any ideas on how to procede.

  bremner 19:28 03 Dec 10

Have the required HP drivers been loaded onto the computer

  MIKE. 19:39 03 Dec 10

Yes because it was working with the Netgear.

  morddwyd 20:17 03 Dec 10

I have an HP wireless printer being shared by a wired desktop and and two wireless laptops through a BT Homehub installed just a month ago with no problems.

Try uninstalling the printer and reinstalling to allow Windows to reload drivers.

You could also try installing the HP software on the affected laptop, tho' I must admit I did not have to do this - once connected to the network they just found the printer as normal.

  MIKE. 21:15 03 Dec 10

Thanks morddwyd I will give it a try,

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