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Datamax E class

We have a datamax E class label printer connected to COM port 2 on a normal pc - running NT. No printer drivers needed - but when sending the label to printer it says label printer not responding. Cables are connected. What else can I look for to solve this issue - or how do i test if the printer is working. All lights on printer is on

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Go to Control Panel > Pritners and Faxes. You should be able to see your printer there. You can check and ask it to print a test page.

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It can't.
DOS printing need LPTx parallel port because DOS don't understand/support USB.

YOU can share the printer with windows printer driver, then
go to CMD prompt
Net use lpt1 \\<computername>\<printersharename>
Then print DOS job to LPT1

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Configuring NETGEAR print server PS121 printer port settings manually.

If you can not run the installation software for the print server PS121 on the computer then you can try the below steps to manually configure the printer port settings:

Step 1:-

1. Visit the link below to make sure that the printer is in compatibility list:

2. Make sure that the printer is working in direct connection with the computer.

Step 2:-

1. Now connect the printer to the USB port of the printserver and then the Ethernet cable from the router to the Printserver Ethernet port.
2. Press the DIAGNOSTIC tool button on the printserver for 10 sec (All the lights will blink amber), you will receive a print page with Port name,Ip address of the printer and other details.
3. The ip address will be given from the router. If there is no ip address then powercycle the router, printserver and the printer. Press the diagnostic tool button again.

Configure printer port settings on XP computer:

1. Go to control panel then go to printer and faxes.
2. Right click on the printer icon go to properties.
3. Click on the ports tab on the top.
4. Click on add port.
5. Select standard TCP/IP port and click on new port.
6. Press next.
7. Enter the IP address of the print server it will show you the port (IP_ip address).
8. Press next.
9. Select the second option custom and click on settings button.
10. Select the protocol as LPR; enter the queue name as q1.
11. Select LPR byte counting enable.
12. Click on ok and press next then click on finish.

Configure printer port settings on VISTA computer:

1. Please confirm you are able to print by connecting the printer to the Vista computer directly.
2. Click Start - select Control Panel then switch it to Classic View from left side.
3. Double click on Printers & Click on 'Add a Printer'.
4. Select 'Add a local printer' & Click next.
5. Select 'Create a new port'.
6. Select 'Standard TCP/IP Port' as 'Type of port' then click 'Next'
7. Enter the IP Address of the Print Server in the 'Hostname or IP address' field.
8. Uncheck 'Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use' & Cilck next.
9. Select 'Custom' then Click on 'Settings' on the next dialogue box.
10. On the next dialogue box, select 'LPR' as the 'Protocol'.
11. Under the LPR Settings put in any name for the 'Queue Name'.
12. Check 'LPR Byte Counting Enabled' then click on OK and next.
13. Select the Manufacturer and the Model Number of the printer. If it is not available then click on 'Have Disk'. Click 'Next'.
14. Check 'Set as the default printer' and click next.
15. Try to print test page, it'll print.

These steps will help manually configure the printer port settings on the computer.

on Feb 10, 2010 | NetGear PS121 Print Server

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Usb light link

HP LaserJet 1022 is a "host-based" printer so it must be connected to a PC. Load the driver on PC first and connect the USB cable when software tells you to do so.

Will not work on a Linksys print server.

LaserJet 1022N & LaserJet 1022NW have "special" HP print servers that can support HP host based printers.

Nov 27, 2013 | Linksys Wireless-G WPS54GU2 Print Server

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Explorer cannot find d link, was working for a long time then quit, then working, now not working


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Unfortunately, you haven't provided any details as to the steps you've thus far taken. So lets start at the beginning and solve your problem step-by-step.

Step 1 Locate the Queue name, or Port name, of your printer.

Click here for instructions on locating the Queue name since you are using a DPR-1260.

Step 2 After you locate the Queue or Port name, you will want to write it down. (You can also highlight it with your cursor, and copy the info. This will allow you to paste it in to the wizard later on.)

Step 3 Click Start and then Control Panel. Locate the Printers icon. Click the Add A Printer icon.


Step 4 Click Add a Local Printer. Use this option only if you don't have a USB printer. (Windows automatically installs USB printers when you plug them in).


Step 5 Select Create New Port. For the port type, select standard TCP/IP Port. Click Next.


Step 6 Click the drop down menu for Device Type and choose TCP/IP Device.

In the Hostname or IP Address field, input the ip address of your print server. (The default address for most of D-Link's print servers is

The PORT NAME field is purely for identification purposes. This allows you to discern the port you've created later on for configuration.


Step 7 Windows will attempt to detect the printer. Please allow a few moments for the operating system to do this.


Step 8 Highlight the radio button labeled Custom and press the Settings button.


Step 9 Click the radio button labeled LPR.

The LPR Queue Name field will now become available. Here you will need to enter the Queue or Port name that you acquired in Step 1.

Check the box labeled LPR Byte Counting Enabled. Click OK.


Step 10 At this point, you'll be brought back to the previous window. Click Next.


Step 11 Windows will now attempt to detect and install the printer driver. If Windows is unable to detect the printer and find a matching driver, you will be given the option of selecting a printer from a list of available printer drivers.


Step 12 In the left window you have a list of manufacturers, and on the right side you have the various models. Select the model that pertains to your printer. Click Next.


Step 13 Next you will be prompted to give the printer a name. You can leave the default Windows name, or you can create your own if you wish. Click Next.


Step 14 Once the printer successfully installs you will be given the option to print a test page. If the test prints then the print server is configured properly. Click Finish.


You should be linked up now.

All the best


Jul 11, 2011 | D-Link RangeBooster G DPR-1260 (DPR1260)...

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Unable to print Zebra labels on a Zebra 105 SL printer. Sending the label from an I-Series computer through the EntendNet 100x print server to the Zebra printer. Does ExtendNet 100x support Zebra ZPL2...

A print server should just be a 'through-put' device, and the codes should go fine. ZPL-ZPL2 codes are subequently sent as comms to the printer port. Are you using seria; or parallel input to printer?
Yo can capture the codes to a file, and review if they are correct. The file would have to be viewed in a hex editor.(write to a file through the driver)
I routinely use different mfg. of print servers for thispurpose if the printer does not have an internal ethernet port. The only problem I have run into is a problem in network where a slow download is enountered.

Feb 11, 2011 | Troy ExtendNet 100x Print Server

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Vista cannot connect to xp printer

It sounds like your are using your Windows XP computer as the print server, and you are trying to connect your Windows Vista machine to the Windows XP print server. Your Vista machine is trying to download the XP drivers from the Windows XP computer to your Vista machine. This won't work. Windows XP and Vista print drivers are not compatible.

If the printer is truely networked (it has it's own IP address on the network, it has its own ethernet connection). Then instead of trying to map out to this shared printer, add new printer to the Vista machine using Vista drivers for the HP Deskjet 3940. The type of port you would need is a standard TCP/IP port. To get this address, print a settings page from the printer. Look for either a TCP/IP address or IP address on this print out. This is the port address you want to create and then connect to.

May 04, 2009 | HP Print Servers

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To connect TVS MSP 345 Dot matrix printer with Laptop (Compaq) Usb port

Click here to open TVS-E support page, if the driver is not present on their website contact them at their toll free number.

alternatively you can download drivers below, after completing free subscription , following indication and chosing the free download to hard disk option.
download drivers here after completing a free subscription.

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Cannot configure the wireless USB Print Server

first delte all the programs that u have installed about the print server and the printer.then connect the print server on ur laptop and run the installation .search for the wireless netwrk and connecting to it using the wpa key.After tats done connect the print server to the printer and run the printer installation ,,hope that shud resolve it,,best of luck

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Unable to print

I have had the same problem. 2 computers had been able to print fine then 1 stopped (other was still fine). I use Network Magic as well- noticed that the IP address for the print server was different on each computer.
I deleted the 2 printers on the computer that could not communicate to the server, logged into the server and set its IP address to static at the address listed on the computer that could print. Next ran the set up for the printers on the problem computer again.
Test pages now printed out fine.

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IOGear multi-function USB print server

The direction of the GMFPSU01C will never tell you that you need to create another printer driver. Because, once you install the MFP Utility of this print server, you will have an automatic Copy1 icon of your printer once you successfully, detected the print server and once you successfully connected to the Printer.

Since, the computer is not detected the printer on the network, here are the things that you may do:

1. Make sure that the printer driver is properly installed in the computer. and make sure that the printer is working when directly connected to the computer.

2. If you can't detect the printer, disable your FireWall or any anti-virus program that's running in your computer.

3. Uninstall/reinstall the MFP Utility. If the CD is not working correctly, use the driver from the Website. Here's the link:

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