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Printer server, wireless, detached cable now won't print

I have a Netgear WGP5606 print server, I detached the cable to the Netgear router and now I can't print, Help doeas anyone know how to fix this problem?

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  • Lizzydriptin Aug 08, 2007

    Thanks will give it a try, Thanks for your help!
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It is because the WiFI connection is more than likely on another IP address ie: Cable:192.168.0.1 type thing. WiFi:10.1.1.1 Type thing... so ya have to configure ya access and point ya printer in the right direction, so reinstall ya printer & driver and when it asks where the network printer is, point it to the correct address of the router's port..

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