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How can I Get Zorin 8.1 lite to recognize my wireless canon pixma MP495 printer on the network?

I have zorin 8.1 lite as a dual-boot on an XP machine. Works great.. 'except' I can't get it to talk to my Canon Pixma MP495 wireless printer. The Ethernet comes in via a cable modem to a '4 Cat-5 ...
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Cannot connect to or ping network printer

I've just bought my first network printer and I'm having problems setting it up. I've walked through the setup procedure, and it's correctly connected to my home wifi, and it can connect to the ...
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wireless printer on secondary wireless router

I'm having trouble with the following configuration: cable modem----wireless router 1----wireless router 2----wireless printer Wireless router 1 has IP 192.168.0.1 with DHCP enabled ...
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Can't reset password for HP Deskjet EWS

I have an HP Deskjet 3510. I am trying to use wifi direct to setup wireless networking on my printer. I connect to the printer without issue. When trying to access the wireless setup function, it ...
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Can't find other networks when tethered to phone

I've been trying to connect my pc to my wireless printer. My pc has no WiFi card so I use my phone by connecting it by USB and going into setting, more networks, Tethering and portable hotspot then ...
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HP LaserJet P1102w Wireless not working

Wireless printing works when I install the drivers, but the next day when the printer is turned back on the wifi light doesn't turn on and the printer is not connected to network and I have to install ...
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How is a WSD printer different from a non-WSD printer?

I installed my printer today (Epson Expression Photo XP-750) and I saw that Windows 7 was asking me to choose between two different printing devices, even thou they both belong to the same physical ...
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Canon printer constantly forgets wireless network

My Canon PIXMA MX522 wireless printer constantly needs to be reconnected to my wireless network. Pretty much every single day I have to climb under my desk, hold down the router connection button, and ...
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can not to connect to my printer on the same access point

I have a router and an access point setup. my access point ( engenius ecb 300) which is located at the second floor is utp-wired to my router which is located at the first floor. My printer is in ...
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Wi-Fi printer keeps changing local IP

I use a Brother 7860dw Wi-Fi printer with a Windows 8.1 64-bit PC. The printer is off most of the time to save electricity. When I turn it on, it acquires an IP from the router. The problem is, ...
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Accessing a printer and shared folder from a different network

I am connected to a router that's plugged directly online. The other router is heavily firewalled, but allows access to a windows shared folder and a printer. Both networks have ethernet and wifi ...
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ping printer times out when wireless, ok when wired

I have been managing our home network now for many years, and this is the weirdest problem I have ever seen: I have a router (Dlink DIR-655) to which a printer is connected directly via cat5e. The ...
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How to Factory Reset a Canon Pixma MG3100 Printer?

I bought a Canon Pixma MG3100 series Wireless Printer+Scanner in around June/July this year. I had been using it since then and everything was great... then I had to change my Wireless Router ...
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282 views

Is it possible to use USB print server with LPT printer using LPT/USB adapter?

I would like to share my old Laserjet 6P printer (LPT only) in home network. The printer is really old but still working well and enough for our needs. However I do not want to buy LPT print server ...
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110 views

Merging two networks connected to the server in the Office?

In my office, we use a Windows 2008 Server computer. There are two network ports at the back of the Server CPU. And we use two internet connections both of which are plugged in to those two network ...
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Using a WRT54G V8 as a repeater and print server?

I currently have an old WRT54G V8 setup with my printer (HP Laserjet 400M 401DN) to broadcast it's own wireless network (no internet, just printer). The printer works wirelessly with this setup but I ...
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244 views

Adding Brother wireless printer without drivers on a mac

Is there any way to print to a Brother MFC-J475DW without the printer drivers on a mac? When printing out a document, it shows the printer under "Nearby Printers," however it shows "unable to locate ...
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592 views

Samsung CLP-325W Wireless Printing, not sure what address it's getting

I have a Samsung CLP-325W wireless printer, and I don't have the MAC address bounded to a static IP address. The printer is turned on and its wireless light is blue. However, from the view of my ...
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epson workforce wireless printer connectivity problems

I have an Epson Workforce 845 printer and I did the initial set up with the newest drivers from Epson. I connected it to my computer to configure the network settings and they are correct. I have been ...
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Configuring Network WiFi Printer from Ubuntu with DHCP

I'm trying to use an EPSON WF2530 printer over wifi from my laptop Everythings fine until the printer gets turned off and on and the router assigns a new (different) IP address via DHCP. I can run: ...
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My laptop keeps losing the HP Officejet 6500A through wifi. How can I prevent this?

My laptop is a Sony Vaio, and often, when I send files to print, it says the printer is offline, but I check the printer settings and it says it's connected and online. This happens randomly and then ...
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162 views

Wireless printer and wireless internet on shared wi-fi network

I have to set up some laptops for internet and printer access in a hotel. There's already a shared wi-fi network there, so internet access should be easy. A wireless printer is the obvious solution ...
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Can't see my wifi printer anymore

I have a Windows 7 laptop, connected to my wifi network. I also have an Epson Stylus Photo PX730WD connected to the same wifi network. Since few days (or weeks? as I don't print often), I am not able ...
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320 views

How to set up Canon MX 855 Wireless connection?

I have an wireless printer "Canon MX 855". I can print wit it when I have a LAN-Cable connection. Today I bought a notebook (with Windows 7) and tried to connect to the printer over a wireless ...
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535 views

wireless printer - entering WPA - is there a quicker way?

I have a wireless printer (Brother DCP-585CW). The wireless setup instruction says I should enter the WPA key to the printer. The key is entered using up and down buttons on the printer. So, I am ...
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Can I Connect Printer to Router via USB network adapter + USB B male to A Female “gender changer”?

I am looking to buy a printer that has a USB type B connector only. I'd like to connect it wirelessly to my router. The official way is to buy a network printer adapter... expensive. Do you think the ...
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How to add a printer to a Netgear router's LAN

I just bought a HP wireless printer and am trying to connect it to my home network so any connected PC can print to it. The network is "served" from a Netgear WGR614v7 wireless router. When I go into ...
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HP Officejet Pro 8500 wireless printer

I replaced the black ink cartridge and still couldn't print because it now said replace the Yellow int cartridge. I replaced the Yellow and then it wanted Magenta. I replaced the Magenta and now it ...
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Disable Wifi on HP P1102W

I have several HP P1102W Laserjet printers. The WiFi is enabled by default. How can I disable it permanently? There is also a hardware WiFi button, is it possible to disable that button to prevent ...
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67 views

How to use a network printer in a different room?

I have a Brother network printer, but it can no longer be next to my home router. I do have wireless network set up. What would be the most inexpensive solution to print without using a long cable?
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How can I share a printer and files on a Windows network over wifi

What is the easiest way to create this setup: WiFi internet router separate in one room. Study room: Laptop with USB printer connected with wifi. My room: Laptop connected with wifi. I want to be ...
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Printing to a HP Deskjet 3000 J310 via IPP or similar

A friend of mine has an HP Deskjet 3000 J310 printer. She wants to print to it wirelessly, but our university's IT department has disabled/blocked Bonjour/Zeroconf. I can still access the printer ...
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Best Solution for a Printer Specifically for Visitors

In our conference room there isn't much space for cabling all we have is easy access to ethernet ports. The HP printer is not wireless. I was wondering what the best discrete solution would be other ...
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Connecting a wired network printer to a wireless router talking to another?

The scenario: Multi-function printer located in copy room - back of building MFP has network port Existing wireless router near front of building Existing wireless router has internet connection ...
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Wireless Printer Security

I just set up a Canon MX340 on my local network. The printer is setup in "wireless" mode so that wireless devices can hit it. I have people on my network that I don't want to be able to print - can ...
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Dell v305w prints skewed lines via wifi, fine on cable

When I print via the USB cable on my Dell v305w (which is also a scanner), everything is perfectly fine. However, when I print via WiFi, typically three lines on the page are skewed. Note: ...
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I have a wireless Canon P560 and my computer can't find it

The printer is wireless and I haven't connected it via USB. I set the configurations for the Wi-Fi access point in the printer and it connected to my Wi-Fi. I have AT&T as the service provider and ...
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Turning a regular into a wireless printer

What would be the cheapest way of turning non-wireless-regular-cheap-printer (low grade inkjet) into a wireless one without attaching a full-blown-always-on-computer-that's-on-a-wireless-network ? ...
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Problem setting up HP PhotoSmart C4783

I am trying to get several PC's on a network to connect to my client's new wireless printer, the C4783. I initially installed the whole HP 'tsumami of software' the comes with the printer onto my ...
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Connecting Windows 7 computer to wireless printer

I have an Acer Aspire 5532 laptop and am trying to get it to recognize the Canon mp970 printer to print wirelessly. Our mac automatically made the connection. The laptop is running Windows 7.
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Install a printer to be used wirelessly via Windows 7 laptop

I just received my dad's new Dell Inspiron 15 in the mail. I'm configuring everything and was wondering if there's anyway I can setup the printer in our other room so that my dad can print to it ...
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Do all WiFi printers allow for a method of printing from the web?

Wifi printers - good job if you don't like kicking against your printer under your desk. Can you also print from a remote location on the web with them generally?
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Is proprietary vendor software required to use a wireless printer?

On Windows Vista, other than the driver, one can use a regular printer w/o any extra software, either plugged in via USB or over the network. I don't have to install extra software from the printer ...
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Wireless Printer Server recommendations?

My town library has a wireless network in place. They want to relocate an existing USB printer connected to a PC to another location that's far away from any PCs. So connecting the printer to PC via ...
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problems using HL-2170W brother wireless printer

the printer is plugged into a belkin 54g wireless router. none of the computers see it. it's a pain and doesnt work and never worked. when i force it from its own button to print a test page it gives ...
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Possible?: Centronics to USB adapter to wireless router w/print server

Is it possible to connect an old printer to a wireless router with a USB print server via a Centronics to USB adapter? Will this work?
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Printing to Dell V305W from a Mac

I bought a Dell V305W Printer/Scanner/Copier/etc... and it works surprisingly well. But now I've got a mac and there don't seem to be any Mac drivers for this printer on the Dell site. Do any ...