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I have about 30 laptops and 30 Desktops. We replaced our DHCP and AD Server with a new box. Shortly after that we removed some printers and replaced them with different models. The printers where removed from the server. Many of the desktops and laptops also had these printers removed. Now, the printers are coming back and showing up on laptops and desktops under Printers and Faxes. They are listed and say unable to connect which is true since they no longer exist. Where is this coming from and how do I remove this permanently.

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  • danderson986 Jun 03, 2010

    Thanks I will try this

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Go to "Start">"Settings"> "Printers"

Go to Printers and Delete ALL printers.

After this choose "File" and then "Server Properties"

Go to "Print Server Properties Window" choose the "Drivers Tab" and
remove them all.

Choose Installa new printer , next, and when it asks for port
remove the check from "Automatically Detect and Install Printers.",

Open "My Computer" and select "Tools">"Folder Options"

Choose the "View" tab and from "Folder and
Files" remove the check mark on "Automatically search for network
folders and Printers"

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

  • danderson986 Jun 03, 2010

    This is on the laptop? Correct?

    Thanks

    Dave



  • Ginko
    Ginko Jun 03, 2010

    Hi.

    Do the procedure suggested on all laptops and desktops that keep reinstalling the printer.




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would check power to the usb to ethernet server box see photo inserted of what it looks like !
Maybe the power has been disconnected or the ac-dc adapter has gone faulty .
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Installation of DHCP server: First of all while install the RedHat Linux enterprise version server be careful about the ports and the services must be turned on. To create DHCP server in Linux first download DHCP RPM package and install with "rpm-ivh" command. Where I have done it there I have create YUM server, so easily I have download and install it by YUM (yum install dhcp version). DHCP package will locate in /usr/share/doc/at Linux file system. I copied the DHCP's files from /usr/share/doc/ to /etc/dhcpd.conf.. Then I started to configure the dhcpd.conf file to route the DHCP server in there local network. I have open the configuration file with "vi" command. Then commented out the lines from "default gateway to option netbios" because system don't read the commented lines. After that I set the range of IP address in dynamic- bootp of their local assumption of system. I have change the "next-server" with the dhcp server name and have also change the fixed address with the dhcp server IP address (end range of dynamic IP). It is very easy job to configure DHCP server. After configure the .conf file of dhcp just turn on the service with "chkconfig" command and restart the dhcp service. After that entire job I reboot the system. And after rebooting of server I turned on the other client system. While startup the client system without static IP address all of those picked up IP from dhcp server and going on successfully. I have prefer the command line mode to do the total job.
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# The range of IP addresses the server
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max-lease-time 86400;

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host laser-printer {
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}
}
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#
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i assume that your printer is connected to a network. if so, it could be that the printer is set to use dhcp for the ip address. and if that's the case, it's better to set the printer to use static ip address since there would come a time that the dhcp server (a router most of the time) would provide another ip addresses to all the devices connected to it. that could be the reason why you are getting a "no connection" message (disconnecting and reconnecting it at times would solve the problem temporarily).

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- boot up your computer the normal way so it'll get an ip address from your dhcp server
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