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I have a HP LaserJet 4050 T and a Belkin Wireless N+ Router. I'd like to make my printer available on the network. I've looked at both HP's and Belkin's website, and I've not found the information I need.

I've got a few Windows (XP, Vista and 7) computers and a Mac and iPad. I'd like to ideally get an IP address assigned to the printer so I can take things from there.

What setting must I enable in the router? the printer?

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Would this question do better on ServerFault? –  Moshe Dec 7 '10 at 5:25
    
@Moshe: No, this is a simple question about sharing a printer in a home-network, which fits IMO better on SU then SF. Also, does the printer have a built-in printserver? –  Bobby Dec 7 '10 at 8:32
    
@Bobby: No "N" in the HP printer model means no built-in print server. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Dec 7 '10 at 8:32
    
@Ignacio - There is no N in the model number. –  Moshe Dec 7 '10 at 8:34
    
Yes, I saw it.​ –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Dec 7 '10 at 8:36
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You'll need a print server, either an external one or an EIO print server such as the JetDirect 620n.

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