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Unfortunately, you haven't provided any details as to the steps you've thus far taken. So lets start at the beginning and solve your problem step-by-step.Step 1
Locate the Queue
name, or Port
name, of your printer.
Click here for instructions on locating the Queue name since you are using a DPR-1260.
After you locate the Queue
will want to write it down. (You can also highlight it with your
cursor, and copy the info. This will allow you to paste it in to the
wizard later on.)
and then Control Panel
. Locate the Printers
Click the Add A Printer
Click Add a Local Printer
. Use this option only if you don't have a USB printer. (Windows automatically installs USB printers when you plug them in).
Select Create New Port
. For the port type, select standard TCP/IP Port
. Click Next
Click the drop down menu for Device Type
and choose TCP/IP Device
In the Hostname or IP Address
field, input the ip address of your print server. (The default address for most of D-Link's print servers is 192.168.0.10).
The PORT NAME
field is purely for identification purposes. This allows you to discern the port you've created later on for configuration.
Windows will attempt to detect the printer. Please allow a few moments for the operating system to do this.
Highlight the radio button labeled Custom
and press the Settings
Click the radio button labeled LPR
The LPR Queue Name
field will now become available. Here you will need to enter the Queue
name that you acquired in Step 1
Check the box labeled LPR Byte Counting Enabled
. Click OK
At this point, you'll be brought back to the previous window. Click Next
Windows will now attempt to detect and install the
If Windows is unable to detect the printer and find a matching driver,
you will be given the option of selecting a printer from a list of
available printer drivers.
In the left window you have a list of manufacturers, and
on the right side you have the various models. Select the model that
pertains to your printer.
Next you will be prompted to give the printer a name. You
can leave the default Windows name, or you can create your own if you
Once the printer successfully installs you will be given
the option to print a test page. If the test prints then the print
server is configured properly. Click Finish
You should be linked up now.
All the best