Solved I want to hook up my printer to my network Itried to set up

Hewlett-packard / Hp 530 notebook pc(gh635a...
April 28, 2013 at 11:31:42
Specs: Windows Vista, 1.463 GHz / 2038 MB
I want to use my printer on my network. Can I use my USB port on my router? I have a Dell desktop and an HP laptop.

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April 28, 2013 at 16:31:37
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The USB port on a router is generally meant for storage drives, it won't work as a print server unless the firmware explicitly supports it in that way. I highly doubt it.

I would setup the printer on the desktop and just configure it as a shared printer in Windows.


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