Wednesday, October 11, 2017

How to Share a Printer Over Multiple Computers Network easy config

Windows based computer users can easily share a printer through a single computer. Only a right process is configure and setup the correctly to share on network. Below find the step-by-step process compatible on systems running windows 7, 8 & Mac OS X.

Printer Driver Installation

To share printer on network, installation of printer driver is very important. driver setup is available online, users have to download the same and install into the system. However, driver can be also installed through external USB drive or CDs. And users can also take help of printer driver support to check the compatibly of device for driver installation.

Access through the Control Panel

Control panel in the computer systems is the only section allows changing various important settings of the computer system. Navigate through start menu and go into the control panel where you will find option to change the network sharing center. It is always recommended to access control panel and perform printer setup with the help of certified technicians.

Network and Sharing Center

Under the control panel open the network and sharing center by clicking on it and then click on "Network and Internet, however, if your system's control panel is set at icon view, then click on: Network and Sharing Center" icon appearing through multiple small desktop computers

Change Settings of Advanced Sharing

Now advance sharing settings has to be changed through link appearing on the left side of the Networking and sharing center. Dell printers users can get Epson Printer support to change the settings of network to avoid any other error.

Adjust the Profile Settings

Now under advance sharing, there are three different options when you open the advanced sharing setting option. You can set this at private, guest or public mode as per your preference, if you are running at home; you can select the private section.

Enabling of File and Printer Sharing

Now enable File and printer sharing that will allow other devices to connect with your printer. Enabling this file also allows sharing files, folders and other document on the network with other computer connected through the network. Canon users can get Canon Printer Support and adjust such settings for safe use.

Enable the Password Protection

You can choose to protect your printer on network with a password to avoid unauthorized used. If you turn it on, then only selected people can access your printer and it also helps to prevent your and network from the hacking threats.

Share Printer on Network

Now you can easily share your printer on network. Checkbox and name the printer to be shared. And to share your printer on network, go back to control panel and click on the printer properties you want to share, that will allow sharing over network. The whole process seems easy but if someone face a technical problem, he can take help professionals. Lexmark users can get Lexmark printer support remotely to share their on network.