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Shouldn't need to place it on a router. A network switch will suffice. Just make sure any computers printing to it are on the same network (example: 192.168.5.XXX) where the XXX's change per network device.

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Also ; Very seldom does the printer itself cause problems. To determine if you have printer trouble, do the following:
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you can also connect your printer to other computer and share it so that other computer on your network cab use it. just open the share printer in the network and windows will install it or go to add printer and look your printer using network.

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