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MaMister

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I have 2 pc that connect to a router, switch and a network printer. Both can surf the internet.

There is another pc standalone without any connection ... for some reasons

I bought a colour laser for that printer and it is connected and working well.

Now I am wondering is it possible for me to connect to that printer by adding another nic on my internet pc?

I just want to use that printer but not allowing that pc to connect to the router....

Please advice.

Thanks.
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Hey MaMister,

What you're suggesting would be to setup an ad-hoc network within a normal network setup environment; adding this sort of complexity really isn't recommended, and more than likely will cause parts of your network to cease functioning correctly.

Is there any particular reason why you do not want to connect the "standalone" PC to your router? This really would be the optimal solution for you.

- Dan
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Thanks for the reply... I too think that is a stupid idea...

It's ok as I am droping the idea....

Thanks again.
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