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> Maybe a security setting in the new router blocking whatever protocol is
> used to find the printer. I assume you are using Windows.
XP on this machine but the W7 machine can't print either
> A long shot, but you might try re-installing the printer software. Or
> maybe the printer software has a configuration page that allows it to
> hunt for the printer again.
Tried that yesterday. The installer checks and comes back with the printer
type and installs the driver but test print fails. It just ends up sitting
in the print queue.
After spending most of yesterday tearing my hair out and somehow screwing
up windows completely, requiring a full re-install, I gave up. It is now
connected to this machine vis USB and it is then shared to other computers.
It's a PITA because it means I have to ensure this computer is on all the
I could have a look at the router but I don't understand the significance
of half the stuff. I just ran the quick setup program, typed in the
necessary user name and passwords, accepted the defaults (they usually
work ok) and that was that.
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