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How do you set up network scanning with lexmark N4050e ?

Have installed wireless Print server as per instructions and then
attached printer (lexmark X543) to print server with USB cable and installed drivers for printer as per instructions.
Printing from PC to the wireless Print Server/attached printer works fine. No problems.

BUT can't scan from printer.
Problem is I can't see IP address of printer on the network - just that of the Print Server. So I can't set up a scan profile from the web admin page of the Printer as I can't access that page.
I have fixed the IP address of printer to a number valid in my local wireless LAN using the admin menus on the printer.
Any ideas ???
Thanks.

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SOURCE: Lexmark 4300 series

Open control panel to activate your printer in default /check also device manager if your priter are connected w/ device.

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Print server thinks printer is offline

Disconnect from the net and turn off your firewall while trying to install.

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a Lexmark 5490

Check your windows firewall or your antivirus.
Disconnect that for a while and delete all pending documents (queue).

Send a new doc to print and see what happen.
Usually those program are blocking the communication between printer and computer.
If this is your case, set a rule on your antivirus program.

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SOURCE: lexmark N2050 wireless adapter for X3500-4500 series printer

i cant tell you too much because i dnt know too much about your situation but try completely resseting everything and try sending something again
if its allwireless c if you can pick up the wireless points if you cant there's your problem

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Cannot print from laptop to printer using wireless print server

This is probably the Software Firewall on your laptop

you should probably tell your firewall software that you have an internal network (Laptop-desktop-printer) you should add the IP range of the wireless network as a trusted network.

Posted on May 25, 2009

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