High-speed Internet access is no longer a luxury for most businesses; it is a requirement. As a result, many businesses now use high-speed broadband cable connections to surf and work on the Internet. Older cable modems generally allowed users to connect to the Internet with only one computer at a time and required an external router to connect other systems to the modem. Many modern cable modems, on the other hand, now include a built-in router, which businesses can use to connect multiple computers as well as add external network devices like a Netgear wireless print server. A wireless print server allows network users to access and share printers connected to the print server, regardless of whether they have a wired or wireless connection.

Configure a Printer

1.Connect the USB cable from the printer you want to share to one of the computers connected to the cable modem router. Allow Windows a few seconds to detect and configure the printer for use on the computer. If Windows prompts you for a driver, insert the printer installation disc into the optical drive and follow the on-screen instructions to install the printer driver.

2.Insert the installation disc for the Netgear USB Wireless Print Server into the optical drive of the computer to which you have connected the printer. Wait for the Netgear SmartWizard to appear on the screen before clicking “Set up a printer.” In the Get Ready window, click the “Next” button.

3.In the list of detected printers, click and select the name of the printer you connected to the computer. Wait for the installation utility to install the required files before clicking the “Finish” button. When prompted, remove the installation disc from the computer.

4.Turn off the USB printer and unplug it from the computer.

Configure the Wireless Print Server
1.Connect an RJ-45 Ethernet cable to the wireless print server’s “Router” or “WAN” port, and plug the other end of the cable into an available Ethernet port on the cable modem/router.

2.Plug the end of the USB cable that leads to the centre of the computer into the USB port on the back of the wireless print server. Ascertain that the computer used to configure the printer and wireless print server software is connected to the cable modem’s router via an RJ-45 Ethernet cable.

3.Connect the wireless print server to the AC power adapter. First, turn on the wireless print server, followed by the printer. Allow the Netgear wireless print server a few seconds to obtain an IP address from the cable modem/router.

Connect Computers to the Shared Printer

1.Return to the computer that was used to set up the printer and wireless print server driver. Replace the wireless print server installation disc in the optical drive of the computer. The Netgear SmartWizard appears on the screen after a few seconds.

2.Click “Set up this PC” and then “Add Printer Port Wizard” in the SmartWizard window. Select the device name of the printer connected to the wireless print server after clicking the “Refresh” button. To proceed, click the “Next” button.

3.In the virtual printer port configuration window, click the “Next” button. Click the “Print Test Page” button in the following window. Allow the utility a few seconds to send a test page to the printer. The test page prints on the shared printer after a few seconds. After the test page has printed, click the “Finish” button.

4.Remove the Netgear wireless print server installation disc from the computer. Configure other computers to share the printer using the installation disc and the “Set up this PC” option. Print test pages as needed to ensure that the computers and the wireless print server are connected.

5.Open Microsoft Word or another programme that allows you to create print-ready documents. Click “File,” then “Print” on the menu bar, and from the Printer drop-down list, select the device name of the printer connected to the wireless print server. To print the document, click “Print” or “OK,” just as you would with a printer connected to the local computer.

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