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Configuring sytsem to print via wireless modem/router

Discussion in 'Networking' started by afisc2910, Dec 30, 2009.

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  1. afisc2910

    afisc2910 Thread Starter

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    Since receiving a new AT&T 2 wire router, I am unable to print documents from my Dell laptop (Vista) through the router. When I check the control panel/printers, I see the documents with an error on the first document.

    Any suggestion on what to look at for root cause?:mad:
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Where are the documents going after going through the router? How about telling us the total picture?
     
  3. afisc2910

    afisc2910 Thread Starter

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    Attached to the 2 wire modem is an HP desktop and occasionally the Dell laptop. Attached to the desktop is a Epson CX9400 all in one printer.

    Prior to receiving the new 2 wire we had the ability to print documents from the laptop while in a wireless mode. The laptop has never been physically attached to the printer.
     
  4. decz

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    Sounds like the new router may have changed your ip scheme.

    Have you confirmed the desktop can still print to its attached printer? Can you browse to the desktop from the laptop (Start>Run>\\desktop_computer_name_here)?
    Have you confirmed the desktop and laptop are on the same IP scheme (Start>Run>cmd>ipconfig)?
     
  5. JohnWill

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    I'd start by disabling all the firewalls, my guess is a firewall is configured for the old subnet and is blocking the print requests.
     
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