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Connectivity I am having a problem setting up my WGPS606, Netgear wireless print server. It was connected to my WNDR3300, netgear wireless router and 4 port switch. I could not tell you why it stopped working. I can run the print server utility and it can see my network I do put in my 64 bite WEP key but it will not connect. I did take down the protection (WEP) on my network but that did not work. I have verified the WEP key many times. The router is running both G and N band networks and I have changed the channels on both incase it is interference. No luck Any advice?

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  • mwheelock May 22, 2009

    no IP conflict. It does not even get to that point. Thank though

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Perhaps an ip conflict. If so, assign server an ip outside of normal client range.

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