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I can't print to my dell 924 now that I have a printserver installed. It is a multifunction printer server that supports all in one printers (fax/scan/print). The printserver can see the printer but the printer just does not print.

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Setting up a printer with a print server is a two part configuration. First you need to configure the print server and then add a printer in your OS.

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To set up the print server correctly go to this link.....http://www6.nohold.net/Cisco2/ukp.aspx?pid=80&login=1&app=search&vw=1&articleid=4142&donelr=1

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Record the Print Servers IP address you will need it later.

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Unplug the Ethernet cable connecting the PrintServer to the linksys router. Power it off for 30 seconds then power it on.
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