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Wireless printer causes loss of internet connection

I have a Dell laptop with wireless connection to the internet via a D-Link D604T wireless router.

I recently installed a Lexmark X4650 wireless printer.

I can print successfully (wireless) from my laptop to the printer - but when ever I print I lose connection to the internet and I have to reboot the router and the laptop to re-establish internet connection.

I called the Lexmark support desk and they said I need to change my router from dynamic to static - I don't know how to do this -

any suggestions greatly appreciated.

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  • dave34 Sep 08, 2008

    I've rcently installed a Lexmark x4650 on my DSL-G604T based network, and every time I switch on the router I loose connectivity to the internet for new connections or sites, I have put in a static route to the ISP DNS servers, but this has only marginally imrpoved the situation (i.e. existing sites can continue to be browsed, even to new pages via hyperlinks, but attempts to browse a new site generate DNS failure errors).

    I may try peer to peer conectio, but I would prefer a permanent router based fix.

  • chri5topher Sep 28, 2008

    I have a Dell Inspiron which uses a wireless connection to the internet using a D-Link DSL-G604T router and I also have just bought the Lexmark X4650. When I set up the printer to work wirelessly, it stuffed every PC (we have two others) access to the internet. ANY help would be great!

  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2008

    and me ....bloody annoying

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    ARGH! Same issue - HP wireless printer & DSL wireless router. Internet works fine until I use the printer. The printing works but then nobody can access the Internet through the router until it's rebooted....

  • SueFay Jan 18, 2009

    I have the same problem. Does no one know how to fix this?

  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 and purchased a Dell wireless printer that caused me to lose my Verizon DSL connection. As long as the printer is off I can connect, but both cannot be working as the same time. HELP.

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