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Printers are not recognized as online by printserver

I am using the D-link DIR-635 router and the DPR-1260 printserver in a wireless 11g network (DHCP), Windows XP SP2. Installation of the printserver went fine, installation (by Wizard) of a Canon LBP2900 and iP4300 went well also. Both printers show up in the "Printers and Faxes" folders. Problem is that the printserver does not recognize the online status of the printers and keeps stating "offline" in the utility. So does Windows. Trying to print generates an error message "Wrong port. The port the printer is connected to can not be used. Check the port". The correct printer drivers are installed on the computer, I tried to share the printers but it did not help. Since the printers showed up in the menu I have not installed them manually. What did I miss?

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Re: Printers are not recognized as online by printserver

Have you check which port your PC trying to register your printer to?

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