Wireless Printing

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by jessicamae, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. jessicamae macrumors newbie

    Aug 21, 2008
    Hi I am new to Apple, but they seem great, I have a notebook and desktop Mac and both are on the latest OSX I have a printer attatched to the desktop and wish to print wirelessly to it from my note book the printer is also wireless its a Lexmark 4600 all in one (you know £30 for printer and £90 for ink 3 times a month). any ideas on the networking / printing
  2. alphaod macrumors Core


    Feb 9, 2008
    Well first off both have to be on the same network. Now I'm going to assume you have the notebook on a wireless network that connected to the same network as your desktop.

    If that's done, just enable this:

    Then your printer should show on the network as long as your desktop is turned on.
  3. BOSS10L macrumors 6502a

    Jan 13, 2008
    Upstate NY
    LOL, I can relate to that. When we bought our Brother wireless laser printer, I noticed that the toner drums are almost as expensive as the printer itself. I told my wife that once our initial drum ran out, it'd probably be smarter to just buy a new printer! :D

    Of course, that wouldn't be the "green" thing to do though. :eek:
  4. GSMiller macrumors 68000


    Dec 2, 2006
    Sell the old printers on eBay ;)

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