Windows 10: Sharing a printer

  1.    14 May 2018 #1

    Sharing a printer


    I have a computer running windows 7 & a computer running windows 10 pro. At the moment the Windows 10 computer and the Windows 7 computer share the printer connected to the windows 10 computer via a homegroup.

    What I want to do is replace the Windows 10 computer with a newly built computer and share the printer with the Windows 7 computer. I am unsure how to do this. I have enabled sharing on the windows 10 computer but the windows 7 computer cannot 'see' the new windows 10 computer nor find the printer attached to it.

    Any help would be much appreciated
    Last edited by greshoff; 14 May 2018 at 10:28.
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  2. bro67's Avatar
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       14 May 2018 #2

    You really need to get a Network Print Server device, not share the printer through another computer. If it is connected via USB or Wifi, follow standard network discovery through the main device.
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