Connecting to local printer over internet


  1. Posts : 450
    Windows 10 Home 64bit 21H2 OS 19044.1466
       #1

    Connecting to local printer over internet


    Apologies if this is the wrong board to post this.
    I have been asked to set up a remote connection from a laptop directly to a local printer connected to the router, without remote connection to the office pc, so that the person using the laptop at home can print to the
    local printer in the office.
    Can this be set up on Windows 10 Home and if so how?
    Are there any tutorials on how to do this?
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  2. Posts : 253
    Windows 10 Pro
       #2

    Google's Cloud Print?? Maybe??
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  3. Posts : 450
    Windows 10 Home 64bit 21H2 OS 19044.1466
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Don't know if Google Cloud Print is the right service to use as the printer is a commercial printer.
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  4. Posts : 566
    W10
       #4

    I am not experienced in this matter, but it seems to me that the question is quit similar to: how to set up a connection from outside to a NAS.
    Key words: setting up a vpn connection between laptop and router. And port forwarding.
    A lot of info is available regarding connection with a NAS.
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