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I have a Netgear WGPS606 print server. How can I install that printer on my Windows 8 system?

I have enabled the Windows LRP feature. However; when I try to add a printer it only searches locally. Why is this?

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How are you trying to add the printer? Could you describe the steps you have taken? –  Bob Oct 27 '12 at 10:58

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Use the Advanced Printer Setup.

  1. Open the Advanced Printer Setup. There are two ways to do this. One is using the Search function (Win+Q) and searching for it. Make sure you select Settings on the right.

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    The other way is to open the Control Panel on the desktop, view Devices and Printers and click Add a printer at the top of the window.

  2. This is essentially the same box as on Windows 7 (and different from the generic 'find devices' on Windows 8). If it finds the printer automatically, great! If not, then click The printer that I want isn't listed, and you will see the exact same options as you had on Windows 7.

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Thanks this got me to the bit I needed. It did not auto find the printer so I needed to select that it was not found, option for TCP/IP enter the IP address, then select custom Settings to set as LPR and set queue name. –  John Oct 27 '12 at 13:16

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