How To Configure Windows to Share a Printer
How Do I Share a Printer on a LAN (Local Area Network)?
You can print from every PC on your network to one printer. To share a printer with the other PCs in your home you need to configure the PC to which the printer is connected and then install the shared printer on each PC that you want to print from.
This article explains how to configure Windows to share a printer on a home network. If you already have a local area network set-up in your home then continue with this article, otherwise first read our instructions on setting up a local area network.
If you have not already done so, set-up and install the printer onto a PC following the manufacturer's instructions.
The following instructions will vary slightly depending on which version of Windows you are using.
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