Network Changes

Posted on 2007-08-04
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
I have a 3 computer network. I need to make some changes. Call the 3 computers A, B & C.

Computer A has Windows XP Media
Computers B & C have Windows XP Pro

At present, computer B has a usb hub attached to it which has 4 usb ports, currently containing an All-In-1 HP Printer, a digital camera USB & a couple of other things. Computer B also has a HP 880 C printer directly connected to it.

Computer C is old, slow & with limited memory (386MB). I want to eliminate computer C and replace it with B. I want to physically move the usb hub & the 880C Printer to computer A.

I understand how to do the physical moves. How do I tell the software on the various computers where the things are after I make the physical moves?

PS - I will load all the needed files & folders from computer C to computer B before I physically remove computer C
Question by:Richard Korts
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    Accepted Solution

    Simple, once you move the printer just share it again on the new computer (like you did before) delete the maping to it from the other computers and recreate.

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    Expert Comment

    by:Erik Bjers
    Good luck, thanks for the points.


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