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Can't get it to work on my wireless network.

How do I get my Lexmark x5470m to work with my Linksys wireless print server?

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Need a bit more, like:
has it been working?
Have you checked the DHCP settings, course if it go back to factory standard, its on DHCP and would get a "new" address as might bee your problem!

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How can I connect wireless G print server to a 65bits windows vista without a problem, it just works for WIN XP

Hi, it appears that many are having problems with the WPS54G Print Server. I too have always found it hard to get pc to connect to it. My latest problem was with a Win 7, 64bit pc.

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.

The following instructions are for a linksys wireless router and the linksys wirless print server model # WPS54G.

To set up the print server correctly go to this link.....

Following is the instructions from the above link:
Title: Connecting the PrintServer Wirelessly to a Wireless Router Article ID: 4142 Before configuring the wireless settings of the PrintServer, make sure to know the following settings on your linksys router: SSID, and wireless security. To check the wireless settings on the linksys router, click here.
Configuring the Wireless Settings on the PrintServer
The wireless settings of the PrintServer can be configured using its web-based utility. Make sure the PrintServer is set to a static IP on the network.

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

NOTE: Make sure the PrintServer is already working when hardwired to the linksys router before attempting to use it wirelessly on your network.
Step 1:
Access the PrintServer’s web-based setup page. Open a web-browser such as Internet Explorer.
NOTE: If you're using Mac, use Safari to access the PrintServer's web-based setup page.
Step 2:
Go to the address bar and enter the IP address you've assigned to the PrintServer.
NOTE: To assign the PrintServer a static IP address, click here.
Step 3:
When the PrintServer setup page appears, click Wireless.
Step 4:
Enter the same SSID you have on the linksys router. Make sure the Network Type is set to Infrastructure then click Save to apply your changes.
Step 5:
Click Security and look under the Security Mode field. Select the type of wireless security your router is currently using then enter the corresponding security keys.
Step 6:
Click Save to apply the settings then close the PrintServer setup page.
Step 7:
Unplug the Ethernet cable connecting the PrintServer to the linksys router. Power it off for 30 seconds then power it on.
Step 8:
Make sure the Wireless LED on the PrintServer is lit and the Ethernet LED is off to indicate that the PrintServer is in wireless mode then try to print wirelessly.

Stop if you can print at this point. If not continue. The following instructions are for Windows 7, 64 bit OS.

Once the above steps are completed open windows file explore. Click Network and you should see a "print server" listed. Click on PRINT SERVER and you will see a network icon labeled p1.

You should now be able to add a printer.

In win 7 open the add printer and click "Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer", and click next. A searching for printer window pops up. It will list any network printers or print servers it see's on your network. You should see a listing titled "p1 on Print Server".

At this point you need to click "The printer that I want isn't listed. This is just below the "Select a printer" box.

Next a "Find a printer by nane or TCP/IP address" window opens. Select "Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname. Click next.

Another window pops up which ask for a printer host name or IP address. Enter the IP address of your print server (the one you recorded when setting up your print server), and click next.

The next windows states the device is of unknown type. Under Device Type, make sure Standard is checked. Out to the right is a down arrow, click it and you should see many different devices displayed. Scroll until you find "Hewlet Packard Jet Direct", click on it to select it and click next.

Finally a "Install the printer Driver" window should open. Select your printer and follwing the instructions. If your printer is not listed you can click "Window Update" which will look for new printer divers. Once the printer driver is installed you should be able to print.

As you can see this in not a simple printer install. Good luck!

Nov 23, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WPS54G Print Server

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Standard Ports USB Compatible with USB 2.0 Specification (Type B)
Optional Network Ports Lexmark N4000e Fast Ethernet (Print Only)
Lexmark N4050e 802.11g Wireless Print Server (Print Only)
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Standard Ports USB Compatible with USB 2.0 Specification (Type B)
Optional Network Ports Lexmark N4000e Fast Ethernet (Print Only)
Lexmark N4050e 802.11g Wireless Print Server (Print Only)
Standard Ports USB Compatible with USB 2.0 Specification (Type B)
Optional Network Ports Lexmark N4000e Fast Ethernet (Print Only)
Lexmark N4050e 802.11g Wireless Print Server (Print Only)

Standard Ports USB Compatible with USB 2.0 Specification (Type B)

Optional Network Ports Lexmark N4000e Fast Ethernet (Print Only)

Lexmark N4050e 802.11g Wireless Print Server (Print Only)

Sep 10, 2009 | Lexmark X3350 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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I have a netgear wireless network. I am trying to

you can use sharing printer.. even your are using wireless can print as long as you are connected on that network and secondly the same name of workgroup.

Sep 09, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WPS54G Print Server

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Linksys wireless print server WPS54G - wireles network problem

access your router and go to wi fi settings check is it enabled if not enabled it.
Also check its netwrok settings like dhcp , ip addreses , subnet mask gateway.
Also check in your network that in gateway is always your linksys ip.
Let me know .

Jul 29, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WPS54G Print Server

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Problem with Linksys Wireless-G WPS54G Print, PS can't be found.

Check the settings on your wireless print server. And as well check your router.

Jul 26, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WPS54G Print Server

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I have just signed up to bt braodband and got a bt home hub. As a result I have a spare BT voyager 54g wireless network modem. Can I use this to print wirelessly to my lexmark printer

You can't use wireless adapter to hook printer to wireless network. You need a wireless print server. Example is Linksys or DLink Wireless-G PrintServer.

Jan 10, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Unable to setup wireless print server with wireless router

The issue was the wireless print server not properly connecting to my home network and thus being unable to see my modem/network. This was because my linksys wireless print server generates its wep key with a different algorithm than the Motorola surfboard SBG900, this also explains why when I was using my old linksys wireless g router, things worked without any issue (same wep key algorithm). Once I figured out how to manually configure the print servers wireless settings and manually enter the wep security settings I was able to connect to my network and the configuration found the print server and I was able to finish setup.

Nov 27, 2008 | Linksys WPSM54G Print Server

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Wireless print server

If your WEP encryption key is turned on, it will not work. To correct this, go into Internet Explorer and type in the IP address of the printer. Type in the WEP key in the correct place and save the information to the print server, then restart the search program.

There is a detailed thread I posted on this last July on Fixa. You should be able to find it by searching under the Linksys print server by the model number.

Nov 17, 2008 | Lexmark P4350 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Network printing

I am afraid, PSUS4 is an older model of print server , which supports only ordinary printers. All in ones are not supported by PSUS4. Linksys have other print server which works with all in one printers. The model number is WPSM54G. Probably you can try that. Also, if the PSUS4 is less than one month old, you can get it replaced with the WPSM54G from the stores itself . The WPSM54G can be used as wired as well as wireless to the router. If you want to use the PSUS4, you may need an ordinary printer like Office jet or laser jet with USB 1.1 version.- Thank you

Oct 26, 2007 | Linksys (PSUS4) Print Server

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Wireless franctic

generally speaking any compatable wifi unit should work with any other unit.. In saying that yes it is "Better" to get all the same make if one can.. but not essential.

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