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Print Server Info Please

Q: Print Server Info Please

I have two old HP5 (parallel port only) printers that are just wonderful. They are the absolute cheapest to operate at less six-tents of a penny a page and more dependability could never be expected from any device. I've been looking at print servers, the internal one made especially for my printers and other external ones made to work with any parallel port printer.

My last experience with generic (those not made for a specific printer) print servers was that they would run out of memory and quit a print job at the point the buffer was full. For that reason, I sort of considered them second rate parts and never used them again. That was about 7 years ago.

Occasionally, I will send 200- to 500-page print jobs to the printer and it prints it just fine, start to finish without a hitch. If the print servers still suffer from this buffer problem, I don't want to waste my time finding out the hard way.

Question: Do today's generic print servers from reputable companies like Linksys, Netgear, etc. still suffer from these buffer problems, or have they solved that?

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A: Print Server Info Please

Hmmm . . .

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My first and last experience with a print server was with a small, cheap one that would not handle jobs over about 30 pages. If you gave it a 200-page job, well, it would just quit after about 30 or so pages.

I have an HP5 printer in my office connected to an always-on computer. Well, occasionally, I would like to turn that computer off or maybe go into DOS mode to play around with things there. That makes the printer unavailable to the rest of the network. I would like to use a print server; but, I don't want to run into that print server's memory barrier when I want to print a 400-page document.

I admit that beyond the knowledge of a print server's intended basic function, I know almost nothing about them.

Any suggestions or knowledge anyone cares to impart would be appreciated.

A:General Print Server Info Needed

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I have a SOHO with several computers running XP Pro. I recently inherited a Lexmark MarkNet Pro 1 (sans installation CD, unfortunately), and I'd like to hook up my printer through this print server directly to my router so that the printer is available to any computer that is on. When I plug everything in, I can print a test page that shows the TCP/IP address of the printer, so I assume that part is working. But when I go to add the printer, the computer can't "see" the print server. In the Printer Wizard, I've tried browsing for the print server/printer, and I've tried entering the URL. I've also tried creating a standard TCP/IP port. All to no avail. I'm not a networking expert, and I think there must be some small key point that I'm missing. If anyone could point me in the right direction, I'd appreciate it.


A:Need basic info on setting up a Lexmark print server on XP Pro

Go to Lexmark and get the drivers etc. first:

When I installed my printserver (Netgear PS110), I had to first install the PS-driver on each PC. Then (re)install the printer drivers as a LOCAL machine, not-shared, and when it comes to selecting the printer-port, you select the network-port that has been installed by the PS-driver.

I assume that Lexmark won't be that different.

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I have installed a wireless Belkin G all in one print server on my Dell Inspiron 1300 notebook and connected it via usb to my lexmark 5360 all in one printer. I can send a request to print and it enters the queue but the printer won't print. Any ideas please?

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I have three printers connected to this Linksys EPSX3 print server and almost 25 workstations (WinXp pro installed) using this three printers and can print fine with all the systems. Recently have formatted and installed one workstation with WinXp Pro and connected to the network domain with DHCP enable and firewall disabled on local machine. After installing the print server driver and going to the configure the print server dialog box, Im able to browse and view the print server name and ip but when I press ok it gives a error message " addport failiure" and the whole network get jammed. Nobody can print anything from any other systems and just has to reset the print server again to make it work.Can anybody explain whats goin on..

A:Print server Linksys EPSX3 print problem

problem solved.. Winxp Pro SP2 installed and which adds and enables the ICF internet connection firewall. I have disabled it in control panel firewall but some how it was loading automatically at startup and running. So went to services and set to start service manually. The print server port was added without a prob..

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Hello Guys,

Is there a way via scipting to force a pc to refresh their local printer
settings from the print server ? We have enabled Duplexing as the default for
printing ( conserve that paper ! ) for our HP Laserjet printers on the
Print Server, but if a user goes on their local printer settings and unchecks
duplexing, it will not re-pull that device setting from the print server
unless you delete and then re-add the printer on the local machine. Is there
a way to have the printer settings pulled from the server without have to
delete and then readd the locally installed network printer ?

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I have a print server running 2003 standard sp2, I have been looking for a way to allow helpdesk staff install and manage printers without logging into the server and without adding them to the admin group.

So I added them to the power users group and the print operators group, that worked fine they were able to UNC ( \\servername ) to the server and install printers, drivers, as well as uninstall drivers? printers ect????.
Now the problem??? this works great from an XP box, but when we try it from a windows 7 machine we get access denied. More specifically it acts like it is going to install the printer then when it comes to the driver installation part it fails ?Printer driver was not installed. Access is denied.?

No changes have been made to the permissions I can log into an XP machine with my profile and it works fine log out go to a Windows 7 machine use the same credentials and I get the above message access is denied. I am an admin of both machines on the windows 7 machine I have UAC turned off completely. Running XP Pro SP3 & Windows 7 pro both are 32 bit machines.

I should also add that I have made the necessary group policy changes to allow printer operators to Load/Unload device drivers and under the local policies/security options I ensured that the Prevent users from installing printer drivers was Disabled.

Any help would be much appreciated.


A:Windows 7 & 2003 Server Standard SP2 Unable to remotely install driver on print server

How do you enter the credentials on the Windows 7 machine? I've noticed that you have to use "domain\username" rather than just the username in some cases.

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I had a Print Server EUSSO that connected with my old deskjet printer (HP deskjet 845c USB) to my knowledge it working fine...

Though I had bought a new printer (HP laserjet 1020 USB) hook it up to a Print Server but to my amazement, I couldn't get it to work (it working fine, if plug direct to PC)... I set it the way I worked with the old deskjet (HP deskjet 845c USB) and I don't see why it didn't work... Or maybe the Print Server do not support the new Printer? I had visit HP support site, and they just didn't give me any good solution...

Note: upon completing the setup and do a test print; I notice there aren't any error messages display... I see a queue of file on the Printer Document Name last for 2 seconds and dissappear, No errors messages...
But if I try to change the port name/number it will display error message upon printing, and the file on the Printer Document Name didn't dissappear either...

I am so curious why it didn't work?
1. I know it not the printer fault
2. Print Server is not malfunction either (unless it not meant to support my new printer)
3. Not the cable either
4. I don't see any wrong doing with my setup, since I got the first one work and running
5. Now I am sitting duck

Any feed back on this issue would gladly be appreciated...

A:Print Server won't print on new printer

Did you install the drivers for your new printer? (Obvious, sorry, but I have to ask) Best bet would be to uninstall all printers and printer software you have and start over from scratch.

The print server doesn't have to support your printer - all it does is take the data sent by your computer and forward it to the USB port. Your printer however has to support the print server. Some printers require a bidirectional connection with the computer and that cannot work over the network.

Does your print server suppirt several types of connection? It could be any combination of LPR, SMB, JetDirect and any proprietary protocols. Try something else than you are using right now.

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Ok, I'm not too bright. When I copy a cd to media player I can see the artists, composers, etc. How do I export and/or create a list so I can have all my songs listed in one file that I can sort/print. Thanx, Bob

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Occasionally, I can't get a full screen of information to print. My printer cuts off, usually, the right side text portion or partial graphics displayed. I have used a program called: "Canon Easy-Web Print" to resolve my problem but the software is only available if you have a newer Canon Series Printer with the proper drivers. When I switch printing to my older HP Deskjet 970Cse, Canon's Easy-Web Print program does not resolve the issue. I've heard there is a way of solving this problem by using Ctrl Key and "PrintScrn" to save the web page screen info to memory, open Microsoft's "Paint" program, copy the PrintScrn info from memory to "Paint," save it as a (BMP) bitmap and/or simply print it from "Paint." Is this the only way to cure my problem? What if the screen information contains two or more pages? What a piece of time-consumption that would be!

A:WebPage Info won't print a full-width of screen

In Internet Explorer:
Try File> Page Setup and make sure that all 4 margins are set to 0.75
Select File> Print Preview and see if you are getting all of the page to print.

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Hi all. We have a number of NT 4 servers, one of which is PRINTSVR, a print server for our NT Workstation network. We have approximately 58 printers setup on this server and for the most part they work great. Something weird is happening, though, on an irregular basis.

On occasion the server will not print Excel spreadsheets and the only way to get it to print them is to reboot. It's not a specific printer problem because once this starts it affects all the printers. The print jobs run through their respective queues indicating that they're spooling, printing, and then they disappear and nothing comes out of the printer(s).

One of our employees has mentioned that she has noticed that the problem occurs after she has attempted to cancel a job. The next time she attempts to print from Excel nothing happens.

Any ideas? Anything would help.

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I am setting up a second computer and putting it online with mine. I am to the question of DNS server. I don't know what that is, other than it is numbers and can't find it anywhere. Please tell me where to look in my running computer for the information.

A:where is DNS server info. in my pc?

Hi, You double posted, we ask that you only work with one thread please for the same problem> It was probably just a miscue, I am closing this unreplied to thread for you.

You are getting help here:


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I am setting up a second computer and putting it online with mine. I am to the question of DNS server. I don't know what that is, other than it is numbers and can't find it anywhere. Please tell me where to look in my running computer for the information. rreeset

A:where is DNS server info. in my pc?

What's the OS?


Start - Run - type "cmd" and press Enter.
Type "ipconfig /all" and press Enter.
You will see your DNS Servers.


Start - Run - type "winipcfg" and press Enter.
Click "More Info".

How are you setting up your network? If you are using a router, why not use DHCP?

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hi. spotdog here, had a problem long time with printer not working.had printer for two years worked perfect. about six months past it suddenly stopped working, when i tried to print, message appeared "need to install a printer do you want to install a printer now?" i click yes " operation could not be completed. the print spooler service is not running."....I clicked on Control Panel > Administrative tools > Services > Print Spooler. On Print Spooler Screen, it says Service Status : STOPPED. If i click Start the following message appears " COULD NOT START THE PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE ON LOCAL COMPUTER. ERROR.2.THE SYSTEM CANNOT FIND THE FILE SPECIFIED." any help at all would be appreciated as i can go no further than i have at trying to fix this problem.. thanking you all in advance..

A:print spooler not runningTech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Vers

please do not duplicate posts here
closing this post
continue here

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hi. spotdog here, had a problem long time with printer not working.had printer for two years worked perfect. about six months past it suddenly stopped working, when i tried to print, message appeared "need to install a printer do you want to install a printer now?" i click yes " operation could not be completed. the print spooler service is not running."....I clicked on Control Panel > Administrative tools > Services > Print Spooler. On Print Spooler Screen, it says Service Status : STOPPED. If i click Start the following message appears " COULD NOT START THE PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE ON LOCAL COMPUTER. ERROR.2.THE SYSTEM CANNOT FIND THE FILE SPECIFIED." any help at all would be appreciated as i can go no further than i have at trying to fix this problem.. thanking you all in advance..

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I have Outlook '97.
"No transport provider was available for delivery to this recipient." is the error message I keep getting.
I believe I entered the wrong "incoming" and "outgoing" server addresses.
Where would I go to enter the correct POP and SMTP addresses? Thanks

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Hello- someone was speaking to me about e-mail servers and mentioned SMP traps. Could someone provide a little information to me on smp traps?

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I am currently using windows xp, and dsl. I just downloaded incredimail to write emails and recieve them. I am not able to recieve emails but can send them. When someone writes back it goes to my verizon account as that is what the server information is on incridimail.

I normally use netscape for my email address and would like my recieving emails to come back at incredimail however, when I try and configure netscapes server info I don't know what it is or how to obtain it without paying for there tech help.

Is there another way to get netscapes server info? I have dsl thru verizon and they just got me registered so now whenever I send emails from the incredimail account, anyone answering these go directly to the verizon email account and ZI want them to come in thru incredimail. I have searched everywhere on both sites and still cannot configure this mess.

Thanks for any help

A:Server info for netscape


Welcome to TSG!

If I understood you correctly, you want to configure your Netscape email account in Incredimail. If memory serves me well, it is very similar to setting up in Outlook Express. Use the directions from the link below to setup your Netcaspe account in Incredimail.


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Why can I not change the mail server info in Netscape 4.7 - the fields are greyed out

A:Netscape server info greyed out

Have you set up the identity tab, that must be completed before the mail option is available.

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just incase anyone was having trouble with the updater.....this is why.
Server has moved.
At about 8 p.m. (GMT+2) yesterday, the main server (security.kolla.de) was no longer reachable, displaying a 404 error. The integrated update function wasn't working either.

The reason for this was that my webspace provider moved the pages to a new server, most probably because of over a million page hits yesterday. This (unannounced) move was finished at midnight according to their information, but until the page is available again there may be a delay of up to 24 hours.

I'm sorry for any inconvenience this has caused (I was as surprised as everybody else). Still waiting for an explanation from them why they did this without speaking with me first, and without keeping the old pages online until all DNS have the new IP.

P.S.: because security.kolla.de was not available, many visitors tried security.kolla.com instead. Due to the high amount of Spybot-S&D visitors, the owner of kolla.com was kind enough to forward the kolla.com addresses to this site temporarily. But if you want to bookmark this page, please open http://security.kolla.de/ and bookmark the correct page.


A:Read! Spybot S & D Server Info


That "news" dates from about one month ago, 04/24/2003, to be precise...

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Helping out a buddy of mine set up four windows 7 machines that will be linked up to windows server 2003. The server will simply need to store and access data bewtwen each and every computer.

I'm extremely tech savy when it comes to setting up home networks, individual pc's printers/fax etc., but this is going to be my first server job in hopes of saving my freind some $$ from hiring a real IT man.

So I was wondering if there's a guide on how to set up the server and link the computers to it since this will be my first endevour...

Any tips links or knowledge are EXTREMELY APPRECIATED..

So where do I start?

A:Help/info setting up server with w7 machines.

Quote: Originally Posted by SevenNerd

So where do I start?

You could start with giving us the necessary info, like is he going to run a domain with AD or will this be a workgroup setup? Is the server's only role going to be a file server? If so, there may be better options than a 2003 Server. Are the computers all local to the server?

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I will attempt to be as clear and concise as possible. The situation is that a company is being purchased by another company. Company A is being asked for information by company. Company B wants all of the information required to remotely access company A's servers as soon as the transaction is completed. The problem is company A no longer has IT support or even anyone onsite who is capable of providing this information. Company B has specifically requested a domain password. I have been given this responsibility because I am the closest thing they have to support. I have established remote access between personal computers in the past. But never a company server. How can I direct those onsite through the process of accessing the required information from their servers and then possibly setting up a vpn or remote test to make sure it works? Is a domain password all that company B will require to remotely access servers and network of company A?

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Windows 98 - Juno - Internet Explorer 5.0

I am trying to configure a program called new mail which when I dial up using Internet Explorer notifies me of incoming mail while online. I need to input the server address for my mail but unsure what it is or where to find it. The only thing I found Internet options>connections>settings>properties>server types was Juno: Juno Online Services PPP - this didnít work,can anyone help

A:email notification - need server info

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I am trying to set up a DHCP server, I need to know what other services are required along with DHCP example: WINS, DNS, ,etc.. Also what protocols to install besides TCP/IP. I tried NetBEUI and was able to log into the server with my laptop and a crossover cable, but when I use only TCP/IP it says there is no domain to verify my log in. But when I was able to log in the IP address was the same on every login, it was something like 169.???.???.???. Also when connecting a hub do I need to have some kind of serial connection from the hub to the server or just patch cables from the hub to the NIC cards. Thanks for the help.

(Message from Reuel: Just cleaning up the ALL CAPS off)
[This message has been edited by Reuel Miller (edited 08-21-2000).]

A:{Advice Offered} - DHCP server & Hub info

I see Reuel hasn't gotten to this yet, so I'll give it a shot...
With my DHCP Server (PDC), I've got it with WINS, pulling the info from another site. Put WINS on there so you can resolve the computer names from the IP's...That way the only protocol you need is TCP/IP. If you're not getting your WINS info from somewhere else, you'll need to set up your lmhosts file. Put those settings on your server, add the new computer to your domain, then log on. If you've still got that 169.xxx.xxx.xxx do an ipconfig /release, then /renew from the command prompt, and I suppose that should be that.
As far as the connecting with the hub, I believe you can just run the patch cables from the NICs to it, if there is a switch for "normal" on the hub, go to that, not "uplink". Then again, I could just be talking out of my arse here.
But I honestly think the best thing to do is to try whatever Reuel has to offer...He's the man, in case you didn't know.

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I work in an office where Outlook reigns supreme. 
My manager has been overseeing multiple accounts via Outlook and it's not going well.  He constantly is replying using the wrong email account and causing quite a bit of confusion.  He NEEDS separate email clients to limit his own confusion.  So I figured he'd be better off have multiple email clients... Outlook having his personal main account, Thunderbird (or similar) with the other email account(s). 
Here's my issue, the company uses an in-house server for email.  I'm attempting to set up Thunderbird and it's asking for an Incoming  IMAP (or POP3) and Outgoing SMTP.  I'm not exactly sure of this and so far my guesses have been gone.  Just curious if someone knows where to get this info from through Outlook.
I've browsed Google, but every result is for an Internet Settings, not a Server Settings.
OS: Win 7 Professional 64bit
Program: Outlook 2010
Let me know if more info is needed. 

A:Obtaining Outlook 2010 Server Info

Since you are using an in-house email server, you will need to get that information from the IT department or whoever manages the in-house mail server.

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I need to know my motherboard information for a Compaq PL1600 6/450 (I think this website has it, I have a 450Mhz Pentium II processor http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/10034_div/10034_div.html )

One thing is that I can not boot it so will not be able to use any programs that detect it automatically. I have a few serial numbers (which I have no idea how to read) and one picture I took (which I believe would only help if we had a small sample of motherboards to choose from.).

The boards are split in two (three if you count the small one that connects the two larger boards together as well as containing connections for the IDE cables and SCSI cables and power.)

The top board which has PCI, battery etc.. has a small white sticker with a bar code then some numbers and characters.

313621-001 P1167AC25HVRGG 007735-001
007736-000 Assembled in Singapore REV ACClick to expand...

Below is the bottom board's (with the CPU, RAM) white sticker similar to above.

313622-001 P138L0G25HVBYQ 007918-101
007919-000 Assembled in Singapore REV OGClick to expand...

Can I get the motherboard information from this?

A:need to know motherboard info: Proliant 1600 (server)

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We changed from cable to dsl wireless the other day and I can't get my printer to work. We have it on a print server. (dlink). I probably have to change some numbers or something but I'm not sure what or where. Can anyone help me? The printer is an HP photosmart all in one C4100 series. The router is a dlink.
Thank You

A:dsl and print server

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I work with a network of 30 win 98 client machines and 1 nt 4.0 server on a tcp/ip cat 5 10/100 network. I want to use an old win 95 machine as a dedicated print server so that prints can be seen and deleted by all that look at that machine. Can anyone tell me how to do this and the software that i will need. Free software would be best.



A:Print Server help win 98/95

Well, I've used old W98 machines as print servers, and no software is required, other than Windows. I presume W95 will do the trick, though it's been many years since I tinkered with W95. Just setup File & Print sharing and share the printer. It should appear as a shared resource in your workgroup.

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Can some please walk me through in how to set up a print server? Networking isn't my strength so I would appreciate it if you could explain it in easy terms. Thanks for all of your help.


P.S. I have searched the posts already but they are too difficult to understand.

A:How to set up a print server?

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Okay, I'm looking to use one printer for up to 4 computers in my house on my wireless network. What is the cheapest solution here? Im thinking I have to buy one of those "Print Servers" from newegg.com but I'm really clueless on the subject. Would like to do this as cheap as possible.. K, thanks

A:Print Server

The simplest & cheapest way would be sharing the printer.

If you're running XP...........http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/expert/honeycutt_july2.mspx

If not XP..........http://www.microsoft.com/windows98/usingwindows/work/articles/906Jun/Shareprinter.asp

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My print server will not connect to my computer through my new wireless router.
When I type in the IP address in the browser nothing comes up. How can I make it connect?

A:Print server

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dear friends, pls tell me what is a print server, and also tell me the installation and sharing procedure of a plotter.

A:print server

Howdy sandheep...


There are Hardware Print Servers that basicaly control the flow of data from pc's to printers. Then there are Software Servers that will control the flow, drivers and anything else you configure them to do from pc to printer...

A Plotter is basically a printer, set it up as you will a printer ( via the software )...

And...for some reason I think this is a test question...

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I have to configure one of my old print server that works with only with ARP to setup the IP address.

My PC (and the network) IP address range is with subnet
My Print server MAC address is : 00-05-5d-5a-04-54

I want to assign the printer server IP address and I tried the following DOS command from my XP

ARP -s 00-05-5d-5a-04-54

The command works successful, but I can not ping from my PC to Print Server.

I assume that I need to assign teh subnet also? If it is then how can I assign a subnet using ARP command?


A:ARP for a Print Server

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Hi there

I have istalled a IOgear usb print server. Everything is working fine apart from the fact that the actual printing is very very slow. I have 2 xp machines connected to it.

Any suggestions very much appreciated



A:Print server

your connection to the printer is the issue. if you have a WIRELESS connection,
then you will be limited in two ways: the wireless limit + any encryption on the connection.

if at all possible, wire the printer to any system and then just print-share it with

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I'm setting up a print server and i need to wipe the two drives it has but they both have windows NT server on them pass protected and the bios doesn't allow for boot from CD and ways around this with out opening up my compy to reformat them?

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Hi all,

I have printer servers pointing to several printers, and users of course will go to the print server. We will be upgrading the network and there will be IP changes for everyone, including the printers and print server.

My question is, after the printers and print server IP addresses changed, does the user end PC need to do anything?


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I have a wireless network at home right now and i'm sharing my printer through my desktop. What I want to do is make the printer a network printer without having to share it through the desktop so that i don't need to always have it on when i want to print from my laptop. I know print servers are more expensive than this, but i don't really know too much about this stuff and maybe someone can help me out. I know it says its a print server, but i just wanted to make sure and see if anyone has used something like this to make a printer a network printer on a wireless network. Thanks in advance.

A:Can i use this as a print server?

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I use a D-Link 704P router. It came with software and instructions for Win 9X ME 2K, nothing for XP and same on website. Since putting in XP Pro don't know how to install the printer using the router port. I got it useable for the network by hooking it to one of the computers with a USB cable, all can print now but the "server" it is on has to be running, that is the PC that was USB'ed to it. All use the router printer port now, don't need the USB.

Anyone know how to point XP towards the print server port the right way?

A:print server with XP Pro

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I have 4 PCs. A Compaq SR2168HM Running Vista Home Basic SP1, a Dell Dimension B310 XP Home SP3, a Dell Dimension 3000 Running XP Home SP3, an HP Pavillion 6736 Celeron 667 running XP home SP2. I want to set up the HP Pavilion to act soley as a printer server for two printers and all of the computers. What I am trying to accomplish is not having to have all the computers turned on so that One can use either printer (1 Laser 1 Inkjet), the Pavilion will not need a monitor keyboard or mouse once set up, unless trouble shooting or updates are needed. No Problem, turn on File and Printer Sharing for all 4. Haven't tried to install SP3 on the Pavilion (don't know if it will even work on this PC).

My Question is, after having all the necessary updates to XP on the pavilion, how do I disable internet access only on this computer while still keeping access to rest of my home network. At the moment I am using a Linksys RTP300 (voip) router as my router with out the telephone service enabled, as my network router. Or is this possible. I am not using the router firewall, I am instead using the Windows Firewall on all 4 computers. Also the Pavilion is not presently connected though I have had it on my home network with both of the Dells before. Print and file sharing with this computer works.

Any Suggestions are appreciated and TIA for any help

A:Using old PC as Print Server

Just don't configure a default gateway on the HP.

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I recently installed a Linksys wireless Broadband network in my home. Is there any way that this router can be used as a wireless print server as well?


A:Print Server

On the computer with the printer just click on the printer properties and mark it as shared. Under Control Panel>Printers, click on add new printer, then find it in the network and it will install it on that pc.

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I recent received a netbook. I installed a Netgear RangeMax Wireless Router (very nice btw). I am running Vista on my PC and XP on my netbook. My Printer is an old LaserJet 6p.
Okay, so I have the router set up just fine, but here is the rub. I set-up a linksys router for my sister-in-law and was able to send docs to the printer without any trouble. My netgear is not as forthcoming with this ability... I assumed all routers assisted with the capacity unequivically...
Am I missing something.
I set my printer up on my PC to be shared. But my netbook can't seem to find it...
What do I need to do?
Any and all help, tips, and links would be appreciated!
I've browsed (googled) but I am not sure if I need to create a print server on my PC or if I am missing something very obvious...

A:Print server?

if you wire it like this

then systems attached to router#2 can reach anything on router#1
BUT not the converse.

remove the cable from the WAN side of router#2 and move it to the LAN side.
login to router #2 and disable the DHCP server.

Router#1 will then control all IP address assignments and all systems will have the same
first three portions of the IP address, eg 192.168.0.x

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Hello all i am after a print server not worryed if it is wireless or wierd that is not a problem! What i am wanting is that i can print straight to the server using the printer drivers on the computer and no aditional software if there is any out there. E,g like printing through the network to anouther computer and letting that do the printing thanks for any advice Steve
P.s it has to be usb as i already have a intel Parrale one chears agane

A:Best USB Print server

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Howdy folks,

I have an Elite Silicon 4-port USB server that I used to have connected to my router when using W7. Since upgrading to W10 (x64 Pro) I haven't needed to use it but SWMBO is whining about having to turn my PC on to use the Epson sat in my office so I thought I'd connect it up again.

Firstly, W10 doesn't see the device at all - no beeps when I connect it and can't see it when doing a scan for devices - and secondly the drivers won't install from the CD. They are the latest drivers but several years old so I guess maybe not compatable with W10?

If anyone has a suggestion to get this deice working I'd be happy to hear about it. Alternatively, does anyone have a print server running under W10 that they can recommend?


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I'm thinking of setting up a print server for 3 parallel printers; HP 2600, HP 450C and HP LaserJet 4V.

My questions are:
Is there a print server that will handle these 3 printers?
If I connect to our exisiting Nework server will it slow things down?
And if so what do you suggest should be minimum requirements for an alternate computer to use as a server?

Thanks for your help

A:Print Server

moving to networking, may get a better response there

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I am trying to connect a wireless print server to an Actiontec M1000 Single Port Wireless DSL Modem. Currently The modem is hooked directly to a desktop computer. My equipmemt is

Desktop Computer that has no wireless card
2 laptops that can connect through wireless
Actiontec M1000 Single Port Wireless DSL Modem
Linksys Wireless-G PrintServer

My question is how can I hook the print server up so I can print from all three computers? Do I need to throw a router or switch into the mix? Can someone tell me the best way to hook everything up?

Thank you,


A:Print Server Help

The way the wireless print server works is it should authenticate on your existing wireless network. These can be a pain to setup as you have to get that working and then install the printer as a network printer through the print server. These almost always come with a cd that you run to help you configure them.

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How can I get around a print server?

I have a cheap usb Lexmark X1150 printer. In past I installed this printer to my server pc. Sharing the printer with the network.

I would like to share the printer with the network without using the server pc or a print server.

What I would like to do is use a USB to ethernet adapter, attaching my printer to my Dlink DI-624 router.

I don't have a the adapter yet...

Will this work?

Any help or other ideas would be great.


A:How can I get around a print server?

Highly unlikely unless this is some peripheral from Lexmark. You'll either have to have something connected to the printer (a computer with an OS) or a print server. Something has to actually "share" the printer out and know how to handle your print jobs.

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