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Wireless Printer & Non Wireless PC


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BIGEYE

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My home network connects to the outside world by wired router, I would like to keep it that way. Due to space limitations, I am looking at getting a new printer. What would I need to establish comms between my pc and a wireless printer without changing my wired router or installing a wireless access point, or is it not possible?
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Majority of wireless printers can be configured to connect to an existing router wirelessly without the need for any more hardware. Just feed them your wireless security credentials as needed then install them as a network printer.
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Thanks for your reply, but I cant figure how a wireless printer can communicate with a wired router if that is what you are suggesting.
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Most routers now have wireless capabilities as standard.
If you do not have wireless on your router, you cannot use a wireless printer with it. Wired network printers are available with a higher price tag but the majority of these use toner cartridges which are more expensive compared to inkjets.
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