Epson Expression Photo XP-950 Small-in-One® Printer

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Q:
How can I share my Epson printer between two PCs?
A:
Make sure both PCs are connected to the same network. Confirm this by viewing the network folder for each PC; you should be able to see the other PC. Also make sure the printer driver is installed on both PCs.

First PC:

  1. After installing the printer driver, do the following:

    • Windows 8: Navigate to the Apps screen, select Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Devices and Printers.


    • Windows 7: Click , and select Devices and Printers.


    • Windows Vista: Click , and select Control Panel (or point to Settings and then select Control Panel). Select Printer (under Hardware and Sound) or Printers.


    • Windows XP: Click Start, and select Control Panel (or point to Settings and then select Control Panel). Select Printers and Other Hardware (if available) and then Printers and Faxes.


  2. Right-click your printer icon and then select Properties or Printer Properties.


  3. Click the Sharing tab and select Share this printer (Windows 7: click Change Sharing Options first).


  4. Enter a name in the Share name field and click OK.

Second PC:

  1. After installing the printer driver, do the following:

    • Windows 8: Navigate to the Apps screen, select Computers, then Network.


    • Windows 7: Click , and select Computers, then Network.


    • Windows Vista: Click , and select Network.


    • Windows XP: Click Start, and select My Network Places.


  2. Double-click your computer icon to open it. If prompted for a username and password, enter it.


  3. Right-click the shared printer and click Connect.
Published: November 18, 2013

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