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Can not find my installation CD for my WGPS606.. Tried to access 192.168.0.102 but to no avail.

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Wgps606 sets up printer and is connected to bt homehub but when trying to set up laptop on network the print server is not recognised. Any suggestions?


Hi

You can add your laptop manauly to your network(wgps606)
please let me know operating system so that i can write ,how to fix it

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prakash

Mar 22, 2010 | NetGear WGPS606 (WGPS606NAR) Print Server

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Netgear wgps606 problems; updated firmware via


Hi,
If the power light of WGps606 is flashing that means your AP is faulty, ig you try to hard reset it and powercycle it for 1 min.
if the light is still flashing thn this is a faulty unit.
If u hv warranty on it call Netgear - 1888-NETGEAR for replacement
or if u dont have warranty then go a new unit./

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TecKC

Dec 13, 2009 | NetGear WGPS606 (WGPS606NAR) Print Server

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How do I connect with my WGPS606 if there is no setup cd and the default ip does not work? My router has encryption and the WGPS needs the info.


you need to set your print server for dhcp, you need to log in and verify the settings OR just set it back to default because dhcp is default. gl

Nov 06, 2009 | NetGear WGPS606 (WGPS606NAR) Print Server

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Computer can's see Print Server in Add Printer Wizard The WGPS606 installation -- part 1 -- seemed to go fine. It sees our wireless network, we assigned it an IP address, it sees the printer connected to...


Make sure the printer has been connected locally first and that the print drivers have been installed. This should then allow you to add the printer via the set up.

Regards gaz

Sep 28, 2009 | NetGear WGPS606 (WGPS606NAR) Print Server

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Hi there, can I use the WGPS606 as an AP ? Many Thanks


I understand that you want to use the print server WGPS606 as an access point. Regarding the concern, please note that it is not possible to configure or use this device as AP. This device however can act as as wireless bridge. It can connect wirelessly to the wireless network of your wireless router/ap and provide wired connection.

Hope this helps.

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My wGPS606 wont print on my Windows Vista laptop!


I just found a way to enable the HP P1006 with a different print server (Liveprint on Orange Livebox router). Perhaps this might work with the WGPS606 wireless print server?

I set up the P1006 via the print server as instructed (I'm using Vista 32 Home Premium) but no test page would print.

BUT!! (with thanks to another another forum):

I selected printers, then right-clicked on the wireless printer I'd just installed and selected 'properties'.

Under the 'Ports' tab I deselected 'Enable bidirectional support'.

Problem solved.

Hope this helps.

let me inform you that this printer is not compatible with any wireless print server. The drawback is that it is not possible to network such printers. A printer needs a steady flow of data, which is easily accomplished when it is connected directly to a PC, but cannot be guaranteed when the printer is connected via a LAN. Also, these technologies require intensive handshaking between the driver and the printer.
The host-based software uses the computer's resources to process print commands and rasterizing data, taking advantage of the computer's memory and processing power."

Sorry I can't be more upbeat - but its probably useful to know that someone at HP thinks the job's imposible - unless someone out there has a fix?

May 11, 2009 | NetGear WGPS606 (WGPS606NAR) Print Server

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My WGPS606 wont print on my Windows Vista laptop, its prints with all normall xp windows laptops and desktops, but I recently bought a new laptop and it does not print, the print says error, can somebody...


there is a proceedure for manually adding the printer ports instead of using the wizard on the software disk. Look on the disk and go to the guide .pdf file, the instrucitons are there. i tried it and it worked fine.

Apr 01, 2009 | NetGear WGPS606 (WGPS606NAR) Print Server

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Netgear Wireless Print Server WGPS606 won't install correctly


I finally got my WGPS606 installed - unfortunately, it's just on one computer so far, but that computer is on the network and is not wired. Here are a few tips:

1. hold the reset button (little pinhole) until you see some action going on with the lights (I forget exactly what happened, but after a while there was a change) - this served to "reset" my WGPS606's IP Address, which I had changed during setup.

2. connect your computer to the server with an ethernet cable and type in http://192.168.0.102 (the default IP Address of the server)

3. login with the default username and password:
username: admin
password: password

4. once logged in, you will see all of the WGPS606's information. At that point, you should be able to change the IP Address of the server to what you want it to be, but I think you can proceed to run the setup on the installation CD (or the installation program from the WGPS606's Netgear website) and it should be recognized on the wireless network.

In my case, I want to mention that when the initial setup failed for me, I used the MAC address on the back of the server. After steps 1-4, my server was finally on the wireless network by the installation program, however, the MAC address was 1 digit off from what was on the server. The MAC address on the back of the server was the PHYSICAL MAC address, whereas the WIRELESS MAC address was one digit higher (last set of numbers. For instance, on the back of the server, the MAC address ended in ":01" and I found out that this was the physical MAC address. The wireless MAC address was exactly the same, except the last 2 digits were ":02."

Another thing to note was that after the server was recognized, it told me to reserve a specific IP Address other than what I had previously set - I didn't realize that it chose it for you. Anyway, just keep that in mind. After this, everything worked like a charm - well, I have yet to set up the other computers to connect to the server, but at least I have one!

Hope this helps!

Jan 11, 2008 | NetGear WGPS606 (WGPS606NAR) Print Server

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