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    homenetwork win 8.1 add win7 pc and printer

    if cable a win 7 PC with a old printer via ethernet to a win 8 pc via linksys routera will win 8 pc able to print?

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    Linux Mint 17.2

    You would have to share the printer from the Windows 7 machine, so that any other computers can install the device, to be used to print to.

    It would be easier to just get a Network Print Server, to connect the printer to. That way you do not have to keep a printer on all the time.
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