wireless printing

  flash1953 21:53 26 Mar 07
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iam trying to print from a wireless toshiba laptop using vista to a pc using a wireless belkin router with a hp 7660 printer attached i can print from my p.c but cannot print wirelessly has anybody any ideas

  Strawballs 22:20 26 Mar 07

Have you set up the printer on the laptop?

First you have to set the printer for shareing.
In the printers folder on the desktop right click the printer and select shareing.

Go to printers > add printer > network printer > browse to find the printer on the desk top click on it and follow instructions.

  maidenlewes 22:55 26 Mar 07

Make sure that the firewalls also accept file/printer sharing.

  woodchip 22:59 26 Mar 07

Also sometimes you have to load the drivers on both computers. I did with a Samsung Laser. Epson USB inkjet worked OK without but the Samsung connects by LPT/1

  laurie53 07:25 27 Mar 07

Woodcchip has it.

I have a Tosh and an HP as well as a desktop. You have to install the printer on the Tosh using the CD in the normal way. Turn off the firewall.

Laurie

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