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Printer not found

Dear Support, the router does not show the printer in the status / Log window. I have a HP Color Laserjet 1600 that works fine with direct connection via USB to my laptop. I can also run the printer setup wizard provided with the router and do only see the router information. It does not give any information about the attached printer. Do you have any idea?

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Re: Printer not found

If your printer is a dedicated network printer and connected to the router, then make sure sharing is enabled and that your router is set to enable DHCP which should give your printer an ip address automatically. But if the printer is not a network printer, and is only connected to one of your pc's, then you will have to go to the printer properties in printers and faxes folder and ensure that it is set as shared, remembering the pc it is attached to has to be on

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You can purchase a USB to parallel adapter for about $25-35 if none of your PC's have parallel ports.

I would imagine that HP still maintains PCL drivers that will be compatible with 2000/XP. Good luck on the Vista :-)


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Resetting the router wouldnt help, cause it is the router that issues different dynamic IP addresses (otherwise known as DHPC) to each and eveny node connected to the netwrok as well.

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Asus WL-500W USB printer - Can't add printer

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hp provides a line of wireless printers and sometime printer won't print with here is what you may have to do in order to het this fixed
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3.. now type the right password and try to print it
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