Unable to get network connection working - on printer settings report Ethernet Settings show as Unknown (Auto). Printer works fine on USB but does nothing when connected via ethernet cable - lights do not even flash on router to show there's a connection between the two
First of, the ethernet must be 'on'. If dhcp available, set it to auto (or dhcp.. anyways..) and let it reboot, just in case :)
if not, try setting the IP-setting yourself. They should be somewhat similar to the settings on your local computer(s).
To add the printer to your computer, select 'Local' printer and specify 'tcp/ip' as which port its connected to. In the new window the ip to the printer should be entered. :) (at least for XP this is..)
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Test the wireless connection Print the wireless test report for information about the printer wireless connection. The wireless test report provides information about the printer status, hardware (MAC) address, and IP address. If the printer is connected to a network, the test report displays details about the network settings.
To print the wireless test report 1. From the printer control panel, touch (Wireless), and then touch Settings. 2. Touch Print Reports 3. Touch Print Wireless Test Report.
You can only do it by connecting your PS3 to PC with an Ethernet cable
- Connect Ethernet cable to PC and PS3, go to start menu>>network & internet connections>>network connections
- Right click Cricket Broadband
Connection>>Properties>>Advanced Tab>>Click on allow
other network users to connect through his connection>>Click OK
- Click create a new connection under Network Tasks in Network Connections window
- Connection Wizard comes up >>Click Next Click Set up home/office network
- Click Finish>>Click Next 2x>> If found disconnected hardware comes up click Ignore box
- Click Next>>Click This computer connects directly to internet(1st option)>>Click next
- Select Cricket BB>>Next>>Select Ethernet Connection that shows up, deselect any other that may appear>>Click Next 3x
- Turn on File and Printer Sharing>>Click Next 2x>>Click Finish
- Must restart PC to apply settings
- Once PC restarts Start menu>>Control Panel>>Network and Internet connections>>Network Connections
- Right click Cricket BB>>Properties>>Advanced Tab>>Firewall Settings>>Click to off - Do same for ne LAN connection. Right click>>Properties>>Advanced Tab>>Firewall settings>>Click to Off
Restart PC again, as it is booting up turn on ps3>>Connect to Cricket BB
Then on PS3 go to Network Settings>>Set up
connection>>Easy>>Hit X for everything that comes up, test
connection and DONE
When you disconnect an Ethernet cable from the printer, wireless network will be enabled. On the other hand, when the Ethernet cable is connected to the printer, wired network is enabled.
If you press the Go button for approx. 13 seconds,
the network setting page will be printed out. Then release the Go
button, wired network will be switched to wireless network even if the
Ethernet cable is still connected.
You can then verify your network settings and change between wired and wireless setups.
The printer driver needs to be installed and the printer port changed from LPT1 or USB to a TCP/IP port.
Please refer to my tip on Setting up HP network printer. the principles are the same for setting up network printers with a print server.
If the unit states check network connection:
Check the network settings: additional functions, report settings, network, user data list, yes. Check the settings shown here. update and power cycle the unit if needed. You much power cycle after changing IP settings.
Examine the network cable. Look for link lights on the unit and where it connects to the network. Consider also taking the network cable and plug it into another device. If the other device cannot access your network, you know that it is the network side. If the other device works fine, you know that you have an issue on the copier.
Please have a look if you have Dell 1700 series laser printer. Please follow the instruction bellow to reset printer to factory default: 1. Power Off the Printer from the back switch from the back 2. Open Front cover 3. Hold Down “Continue” & “Cancel” button while turning printer on
first thing to do is to dissable the ethernet connection in network connections on your notebook so as the ip address does not conflict.
assuming it's XP and assuming DHCP is enabled in the router settings, right click on your wireless conection in network connections, properties>TCP/IP line, highlight it and then click properties again, then ensure obtain an ip address automatically is ticked, apply and ok, close window.
If neccasary run the wireless network wizard in new connections in network connections.
Open internet explorer>tools>internet options>connections tab and ensure that 'never dial a connection' is ticked, ok and close IE.
Open IE and click refresh a few times.
This is because your router is setting your pc at a different IP address than your original modem.
Make sure router is set to enable DHCP which gives out an automatic ip address and check your wireless card and network cards are set to obtain ip address automatically.
It may take a few re-starts to get on the internet as your systems will need to clear their previous DNS settings.
Also i assume you have set up the home network wizard (XP) as you are now using a router and not a direct modem.
Also try Start>Run, then type ipconfig /flushdns then press enter.