USB/Network printer

  baucis 12:56 15 Jul 10

In Vista can a network printer also be used as a USB printer? I ask the question because my network printer is slow to respond and if it would work with a USB connection to the host computer that might speed things up.

  Marko797 13:04 15 Jul 10

if connected as a network printer (depends what you actually mean by this - network printer or printer on a network)then I *think* that if u ditch the network connection for usb, that you will need to keep the host machine switched on in order to print.

  wiz-king 13:21 15 Jul 10

It would depend on the connections available on the printer. My network printers have a USB and a parallel connection in addition to the network, so can be used as a stand alone printer.

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