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Support XFINITY Internet Set Up File and Print Sharing

Introduction

Print and file sharing is easy with Comcast home networking.

If you have multiple computers in your home, you can configure a network to share files and printers. Follow these steps below to get set up.

Please note: These instructions are specific to the following routers:

  • Netgear CG814v 1&2
  • Linksys WCG200v 1&2
  • Linksys BEFCMUH4

Get set up

  1. Double-click the Comcast Home Networking icon on your desktop.
  2. Select Connect and Share Resources.
    • If this is the first time you have used “Connect and Share” on a computer, an automated configuration check will check connectivity and make sure you’re configured properly to share files and printers.
  3. Select Continue if all areas pass (indicated by a check mark).
    • If your computer doesn’t pass the system requirements check, you’ll receive recommendations on how your configuration will need to change. Please make these configuration changes then follow steps 1-3.
  4. Choose a name for your workgroup. All computers that want to share files/printers will need to share the same workgroup name. (Your workgroup name is a 12 character alphanumeric phrase — this is not case-sensitive.)
  5. Select a name for your computer. This will help people in your house identify you on the network. (Your user identifier is a 12 character alphanumeric phrase — this is not case-sensitive.)
  6. Reboot your computer. When it restarts the Connect and Share interface will open.

Find this article at:

http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-support/internet/file-and-print-sharing/