Can I print something off my laptop with my desktop printer?

Question by dhampton82: Can I print something off my laptop with my desktop printer?
I have a wireless network setup and I want to use my desktop computers printer to print stuff from my laptop. How do I go about setting this up?

Best answer:

Answer by Yoi_55
Go onto the desktop and share the printer, then just connect to it (it is a “network printer”) through the laptop and you can print right to it (as long as the desktop is on).

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