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Printers Can I connect my printer to an ethernet port and thus make it available for everyone who is logged on to the network to use?

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Yes, you can for us long that the printer is setup as a network printer and drivers are all installed on each computer everyhting should be able to use that printer that is connected to your router....

Hope that helps.........

Posted on Oct 01, 2008

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How do I ad another computer to my router


Since you are adding one, it means you do have a computer that is already working with this router. It means you router is been configured already. So if you need to add another one, its very simple.

For wired connection:
-just get an Ethernet cable long enough to reach your computer then connect the ends on the available Ethernet port located on the back of the router and the other end should be connected on the Ethernet port on your computer.

For wireless connection:
Look for a wireless icon on the bottom part of your screen near the clock. For Windows Vista and Windows 7 just click it and will show you the wireless networks that are available. For Windows XP, right click the icon and select "View available wirleess networks". As soon as you see the list of wireless networks, select yours and click "Connect". If your network is secure type the security key that been setup on the wireless router, if not secured it should connect immediately.

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I need to connect my printer to my wireless router.


Assuming your printer is network compatible:
  • If it uses Wireless, use your printer's configuration to connect to the D-Link's network. You may also want to use the D-Link's built-in DHCP controls to assign a single IP to your printer for simpler setup
  • If it has an Ethernet port, connect a cable from the Printer's Ethernet port to one of the 4 ports on the back of the router. This should connect the two and all going well, most printers will sort themselves out from here.
If your printer is not network capable, you will have to connect the printer to a computer then use Windows sharing options to share that computer's printer with the network.
Hope this helps, Alistair

Mar 15, 2011 | D-Link DIR-615 Wireless Router

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How do I connect the second computer to the internet ?


If your connecting a second wired computer , all you need to do is plug an ethernet cable on ethernet port of your computer and the other end should go to any of the available ports in the back of your router.

If you connecting a wireless computer. You just have to look for the wireless icon, its usually seen on the bottom right hand corner.
Right click on the wireless icon and click view available network,
Highlight your network name and connect.

Cheers
KJ

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Can i hook my printer to this router Linksys wireless-g 2.4ghz


You want to connect a printer to the network.
If you have Ethernet port on the printer then you can connect it to the router with the ethernet cable. IF it is wireless printer then you will need to connect to the wireless network on the printer. In both the cases you will need to set up your printer as a network printer. If you contact the manufacturer of the printer they will tell you how to do it.
If you do not have ethernet port on the printer and it has only USB port and it is not a wireless printer then you will need a print server. You can purchase a wireless print server and you can set it up so that all the computers will be able to print onthe same printer.
If you have only the USB port and you don't want to use print server, then you can connect your printer to one of your computer. Enable File and printer sharing on all the computer. If you go to microsoft.com and search for file and printer sharing, you will get steps to enable file and printer sharing.
If you want to check the wireless settings of the router, you will need to open the set up page of the router .
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Dlink wireless windows vista


Connect an Ethernet cable to one of the 'LAN' ports on the router and to the network-port on your computer.

Click Start
Click Run
Type CMD and press ENTER
Type IPCONFIG and press ENTER.

You should get output like:

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 124.268.336.448
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 123.456.789.0

Start Internet Explorer.
Type: http://123.456.789.0
to connect to the web-server "inside" the router.

Run the "wireless network setup wizard" to configure the router
with an SSID and a password.

Save and reboot the router.

Disconnect the Ethernet cable.

Your computer should report "Wireless Networks are available".
Choose your network, and enter the password for the network.





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I have a printer attached via USB to a wi-fi connected desktop in a WGR614g network which supports an additional ethernet-connected desktop and two wi-fi laptops. Can I make the printer wi-fi accessible...


Do a search engine hunt for a "WIRELESS PRINT SERVER" and you'll bring up a Netgear WGPS606 for about $60-80 or a Linksys for $36-150 (the same one :-)).

The Netgear has 2 USB A ports and 4 ethernet ports. You plug in your printer, activate the wireless part to receive a signal and you have a networked USB printer.

I assume the Linksys works exactly the same way, except it may not have the additonal 4-port ethernet switch.

Carl

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Ethernet port connection failure


You could get another ethernet card from ebay for less than $10. Although, honestly, I don't think the port could have oxidized in 5 years. What is the error message(s)?

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Network printer


Connect one end of an ethernet cable into the ethernet port on the printer and the other one into a free port on the router. Then, using the install CD, tell it that you are attaching a printer on the network. The software should automatically detect the printer on the network and set itself up for it.

Jun 26, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Port lights not on


Since you already tried a different ethernet cable and still the same, you can try this just to make sure if the lan port of the router is bad or not, connect one of your pc or your laptop to the router and check if the lan port of the router will light up. If the port light of the router is on when the pc is connected to the router better check the lan connection of your printer.

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D-Link router wont let me go onto the net with the wirless router


At the bottom right hand corner of your screen, you have a wireless connection icon. right click and view available wireless network...if you see your network there. connect to that network, if secured, then call d-link to verfiy what is your network key. if it is unsecure then you can log on right away.

if that wont allow you to connect then upgrade firmware of router.

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