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Link status inactive

I had my printer set up in a wired LAN. Then I moved it to another location with another LAN-cable. Now I can not get it to communicate anymore. According to the troubleshooting Help, Link status should be active. It is now Inactive. I can not find anywhere how to change status. The problem is probably very simple to solve... but I am lost. Can anyone help me?

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