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Weekend of June 2, 2023

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Karl in the Dakotas used the AskDave button at and asked: I have an old Brother laser printer – it’s not wireless. I was wondering if there was such a thing as a USB dongle that I can attach to the printer to make it wireless using Windows 10.

Karl, probably not but you may get lucky.

The reason we say probably not is because the printer is old and normally the wired-to-wireless devices come from the manufacturer, who will probably not be supporting wireless printing for an older model.

If your model has an ethernet port you should be able to plug it into your router. That would make it a part of the same network your wireless devices can access and then youd be able to print wirelessly.

If you have an old computer lying around you may also be able to turn it into a printer server by connecting your printer to it and sharing it over the network.

You can do that using small cheap computers like Raspberry Pis as well, but thats not likely to be worth your while right now since theyre very hard to find and theyre selling for well over their MSRP at the moment.

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Written by Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline is the founder, Host & Executive Producer of "Into Tomorrow" in addition to being President of the Advanced Media Network".

Dave is also a trusted and familiar voice on many national commercials & narrations in addition to being an authority in consumer tech since 1994. He is also a former Police Officer and an FBI Certified Instructor.

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