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We're running an event in a couple of weeks and will need to set up a small ad hoc office. We're planning on using a MiFi for our light internet use (mostly email and updating the event's website). If possible we'd also like to share access to a printer attached to a Windows PC via USB.

From what I've read normal Windows network sharing won't work with a MiFi router. Are there any ways round this?

I've had a quick look at Google Cloud Print but it doesn't look like it supports printing from anything other than Chrome, and even that's with a restricted set of document types.

Of course it wouldn't the be the end of the world if we had to pass around a USB flash drive, but it would be nice to have a network based solution.

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Just use the standard Windows sharing. It should work with any local area network including the one created by your MiFi device.

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I'm not sure why I didn't think this would work. – alnorth29 Nov 3 '11 at 16:03

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