Every computer should have the ReadyShare Printer Utility that helps in sharing the printer. Once the installation is done, the utility displays as NETGEAR USB Control Center on your PC.
In this article we our Netgear tech support experts will help you the steps to install and configure the ReadySHARE Printer Utility on your PC. Read on to know more.
- Double-click the ReadySHARE Printer Utility installation file and follow the instructions in the NETGEAR USB Control Center InstallShield Wizard.
- After ReadySHARE Printer Utility installation, the NETGEAR USB Control Center displays. Select the printer from the list and click Connect.
*Note: Some firewall software, such as Comodo blocks the NETGEAR USB Control Center from accessing the USB printer. If you do not see the printer displayed, disable the firewall temporarily to allow the utility to work.
The printer status changes to Manually connected by Mycomputer. Now, only your computer can use the printer.
- Click Disconnect.
- The status changes to Available. Now all computers on the network can use the printer.
To exit the utility, click System > Exit.
In case of any assistance during the whole process, you can contact Netgear tech support experts immediately. They can be reached on their Netgear tech support toll free number at 1-888-479-2017. You can also contact them through email and chat support.