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The computers are a Dell Inspiron 5100 and a HP Pravilon ZV 5000. The printer is a Dell A940. How do I connect them together?
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there isn't much information here!

do you want advice on how to network them to share the printer or are they already networked?

what o/s are they running?

where are they located? close together or in different rooms?

need a bit more information here :tazz:
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A usual solution is just to buy a network router( $15-$20), and the two NIC cards needed for this. Set up the two pc's and network the printer to them. Most of this can be done w/Windows wizard.
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Need advice on how to network them to use printer

Operating system is XP

Each computer is approximately 40' from computer.

One computer will be in same room as the printer
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both pc's need ethernet cards (nic) and then cheapest way is to run a crossover cat5 cable between the two and then just run network wizzard
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Nic cards run like 15 each and you need a router whoich can vary in price. D-Link is pretty good for starters.
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