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New router no printing

I just changed to a new router DLink 655. My laptops are working ok wirelessly but not my printer. The printer was working fine before wirelessly. Unfortunately I did not set my system up before (I paid a company). Can you tell me how to set the wireless printer back up?

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Ann..that's a tall order...it will require some intervention, actually, from a knowledgable tech person..

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