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Topic # 29549 11-Jan-2009 10:42
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I'm not a net savy guy, what i have is two computors, the laptop and the tower, running through a Thompson TG585 v7.
I have installed a Netcomm NP3680 print server, which is working with my Epson CX5100 printer.
BUT the printer is showen in the control center as working through the tower computer, meaning that I need the tower ON to print from the laptop, as this is the only way I can get this to work.

1. do I need to set a Static IP

2. I can see the NP3680, on the network,but not the printer.

any help would be appreciated

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  Reply # 188896 12-Jan-2009 08:12
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Hi, not too sure exactly what the issue is but it sounds like your tower has shared out a network resource as if it is its own, if thats the case then you need to remove that share and treat the print server and thus printer as a network entity of its own. It helps if it has a static IP however if its getting an address from the router then thats fine for now.

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