There are many reasons that you might want to set up a network at home or in the office. If you set up a network, you'll only need one printer in the house instead one for each computer. Once you've set up your home network with a Mac and a PC, you'll want to share the printer so both computers can access it. In Mac OSX 10.3 onward the printer setup enables you to share a printer with a Microsoft PC [source: Apple]. The Mac must be in a network with the PC and the printer must be physically connected to a port on the networked PC [source: CNET]. We will now show you how to connect a computer running Windows 7, and a Mac.