Wireless printer

Hi wireless,
I have this printer
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It requires me to use it via a usb a-b lead which is a bit of a paint as
I use my wireless internet connection all over the house. What I was
wondering ifs their a way to make this printer wireless ?
Appreciate any help \\ info on this :-)
Thanks
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maxi
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Trying to use multifunction printers from a wireless connection usually means losing anything other than the printing functionality.
What I've done is hang my printer off a desktop and shared that to the network. The printer's full range of features remain usable (on that PC) and everything else on the network can print through it. Works quite well. Even a barebones PC could do this with ease.
-Bill Kearney
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Bill Kearney
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You can use buy a wireless print server with the printer, but I have tried these before (two different types) and they were very problematic and didn't work.
What has become available the past few months are printers (not expensive) that have built-in wireless capability. I have an HP printer that cost $88. It is not a multifunction printer (I don't trust those), and works very well and has built-in wireless (WiFi not Bluetooth). It set up on all my PCs just fine, even a Mac laptop. It is not connected by hard-wire to any computer itself - it shows as a printer on the Ethernet wireless (WiFi) in my home.
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Dave
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Consider a plan B.. Wireless printer things usually suck (and won't do multifunction things for diddly), I picked up a used laptop at goodwill with wireless for $50... I not only have the printer on that (so it can be used by anything on the network) but also picked up a 1 Terabyte USB drive and have that on the laptop too, so in essence I have network storage AND a printer on my wireless network, and can use it not only from other laptops/desktops, but my PDA's and Tivo's too....
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Peter Pan
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You can use a wireless print server.
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" They claim that all functions will work, but I doubt that this is true. At least printing will work.
If you want to maintain full functionality then you can use wireless USB, i.e. "
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" but this is very expensive.
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