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Network trying to connect it to a home network through a linksys router

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    Mike S May 11, 2010

    is there a network card installed on the machine?

    do you have the install manuals for the machine to set the IP adress?

    you will need to set the printer to a static IP address, (i.e something like 192.168.1.150)

    then install the drivers to the computers.

    I believe the install software will search for the Printer, if not you will have to install manually which is a bit more involed. which I can help with once this is all sorted out..

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If you need to network this printer, any of the "large" JetDirect network cards will work.

Read a tutorial at this link:
http://www.printertechs.com/tech/tutorials/networking/networking1.php

copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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