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Ethernet port-DHCP I cant figure out how to set the ethernet card to DHCP. I can only get the printer to work with a parallel cable. Even setting it to a static IP would be better than the parallel.

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Friend,

First print a test page to determine the firmware version of the JetDirect card. If it's lower than A.05.05 it should be upgraded, first to A.05.05 (important!) and then to the latest version. Failing to do the "in-between" upgrade will render the JD card broken.

NOTE: If there's any doubt at all on how to do the JD firmware upgrade, contact your local HP support for help!

But after the upgrade you should be able to set the IP address (either fixed or DHCP) on the printer via the printer's control panel, if unsure your local HP Support should be able to help you. Then you need a HP Standard Port Monitor (can be found on HERE:) to get the best access to your printer. You don't need a new driver, ust install the HP Standard Port Monitor, go to the existing driver and create a new HP Standard TCP/IP port with the correct IP address.

//Al

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