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Connect non wi-fi printer to ethernet

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    Connect non wi-fi printer to ethernet


    Just got a Levorno yoga and installed office 365. Is there a way to connect my HP P1006 to my comcast gateway ethernet and access the printer by wireless? Printer cable is USB and gateway USB is disabled.

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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Welcome to the forum!

    If the printer is USB cable only and the gateway USB port is disabled, you are out of luck. Can't enable the USB port?

    There are USB to Ethernet adapters. Edit: Not sure this will work as a printer solution though.

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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Here is one for printers:

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    thank you....looks like it will work
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Connect non wi-fi printer to ethernet
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