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I am attempting to set-up my printer threw a netgear wired router and can't get it to connect for some reason (using manufactures software even). My printer is a: Canon imageRuner 3300. I have attempted to set it up under three different printing drivers: ir2200-3300pcl5e, ir2200-3300pcl6 and ir2200-3300 ps3. None of these drivers will connect to the printer for some reason or another to print a test page. the operating system i am running is Window XP Pro. i hope someone out there can help me and i will thank everyone in advance for any help you can give me.

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Often two firewalls on the same LAN conflict. Both are trying to do the same job; the conflict may cause an otherwise good Internet connection to drop. If this happens, use the NETGEAR firewall, and disable the other. Two situations are described here, but the general approach applies to any firewall active on a NETGEAR LAN.
The Windows firewall may be turned on without you knowing, for example, if the XP Network Setup Wizard was used.
To Disable Windows' Firewall
See Microsoft knowledgebase article: How to: Enable or Disable Internet Connection Firewall In Windows XP. (Note that you must be logged on as administrator, if you are not, no "Advanced" tab will appear as described.) For hints about using these Windows features, search firewall in Windows help, and select the article Enable or Disable Internet Connection Firewalls.

To Enable the NETGEAR Firewall
Consult your router's User Guide or Reference Manual. Look for sections such as "Using Basic Firewall Services" or "Allowing and blocking keywords, sites, services". Manuals are available for downloading on this site.

To Disable the Norton Firewall

  1. Right-click the Norton Internet Security icon on the system tray and select Disable.

To Disable the McAfee Firewall
  1. Uninstall McAfee
  2. Reinstall McAfee, selecting Custom Installation.
  3. Unselect McAfee Firewall.
  4. Finish the rest of the McAfee installation as you did before.
To Disable Zone Alarm
  1. Right-click the Zone Alarm icon in the System Tray, and select Shutdown Zone Alarm.
Also search the Zone Alarm forum for such issues as this product continually logging people off AOL, or Windows XP wrongly reporting that Zone Alarm has been turned off.

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

  • Todd Nov 10, 2010

    Turned off all my internet security and nothing still happens. Currently using ZA and Avast, windows security is turned off also.

    Thinking that I might just have to find a long enough printer cable and see if that works instead of using the router. I was hoping that I would be able to use the router to connect to the printer.

  • Doctor PC
    Doctor PC Nov 11, 2010

    I think your printer wont support wireless connection.

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