Wednesday, May 20, 2009

How To Configure Windows to Share a Printer

How To Configure Windows to Share a Printer

How-To > PC > Network

How Do I Share a Printer on a LAN (Local Area Network)?

You can print from every PC on your network to one printer. To share a printer with the other PCs in your home you need to configure the PC to which the printer is connected and then install the shared printer on each PC that you want to print from.

This article explains how to configure Windows to share a printer on a home network. If you already have a local area network set-up in your home then continue with this article, otherwise first read our instructions on setting up a local area network. more


Ping Command

Common Format Use by Mellec Computer Center

Start, Run
then ping -t

The Internet Ping command bounces a small packet off a domain or IP address to test network communications, and then tells how long the packet took to make the round trip. The Ping command is one of the most commonly used utilities on the Internet by both people and automated programs for conducting the most basic network test: can your computer reach another computer on the network, and if so how long does it take?

Every second of the day there are untold millions of pings flashing back and forth between computers on the Internet like a continuous shower of electronic neural sparks. The following subsections provide information on how Ping was invented, how Ping works, how to use Ping, Ping web sites, and info on the original Unix Ping version. more