Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works

Wireless Access at multiple points

  • Please log in to reply



    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
I have a wireless network up and running. I have a second printer which I want to use in a spot where i can't run a wire. A wireless print server would work, but it's not a USB printer and all the wireless print servers seem to be USB only. I have a "wired" ethernet print server. Can I put a second access router in the remote spot, hook a network cable between it and the print server and be able to use the second printer? Again, I can't get a cable between the primary access point and the printer location.
  • 0





  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 33 posts
As long as the second access point is on the same subnet as your other computers ( getting an IP from the main router) and the print server is supplied with an IP in that same subnet, then there should be no problem. A print server is the same thing as a computer so far as networking is concerned. In other words, either only 1 DHCP server on the network, or all devices supplied with IP's in the same subnet.
  • 0

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP