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Ipaddress blocked with firmware 2.10 or 2.00

I have a situation where I have 5 network devices connected through a linksys switch that are connecting to a DWL-2100AP. The 2100ap is replacing a 900ap that has been working for over 3 years. The only reason I'm replacing it is because the 900 is starting to fail. When this is connected with the 2100 I am able to connect to my wireless network and ping my servers that I need to get to. But when I try to connect to 2 of the devices (both network printers with static ip's) they do not respond. I have gotten this to work in situations with 4 ip devices but not this one. Anybody have any ideas?

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Try reseting the linksys! I am not super sure but I think that all of those devices are sucking the power out of the linksys. Again I am not 100% sure but try resetting!

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