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I have wifi in the house and no hard wiring extending back to my home office.  I have no trouble printing to my MFP477fdn using a USB cable, but since the fdn doesn't have wifi capability, I'm unable to send to the printer via the internet - I was able to in my old home because I ran a cat5 cable from the router, 10ft away, to the fdn477.   I can't do that here.  Instead, can I run a cat5 cable from the computer's unused RJ45 to the printer?  Will that effectively create a daisy chain?  If this is possible, do I use a standard cat5e cable or a cat5 with the wiring reversed?

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@Billmfifty 

 

You can connect printer to RJ45 on the router and you can access printer using cable from computer to router using cable or wifi. Example

 

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BH
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