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#1 Bulldog

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Posted 15 September 2005 - 10:15 AM

I recently have had problems with my networking to the point I couldn't use my printers. I uninstalled them thinking I would simply do a reinstall and that would fix the problem.

When I go to reinstall it asks for a hardware address or IP address to reinstall and I can't find any of the info.

I have a HP1200, HP1220, HP450 printers going thru a LINKSYS print server.

I can go thru the network thru command prompt, find the printers and print test pages fine, but when I try to print it says it can't find the printers.

Please Help.

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Posted 15 September 2005 - 10:28 AM

I just went into command prompt again and typed:

\\SERVER\HP 1200

It said I need to set up the printer for my computer before I could use it and asked if I wanted to continue.

I clicked yes it browsed and set up the printer automatically on my computer and I printed a test page so it works fine.

The HP 1220 I've always had trouble printing to in fact Ive never been able to so this doesn't suprise me. I did the same thing I did with HP 1200 and it says \\SERVER\HP could not be found.
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Posted 15 September 2005 - 10:39 AM

O.K. sorry for all the extra info. now the HP 450 works. I did the same thing went into command prompt and it automatically set it up. But the HP 1220 doesn't.
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Posted 10 October 2005 - 12:01 PM

The HP 1220 is now working as well.
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Posted 11 October 2005 - 06:02 AM

:thumbsup: uuhh..what was the question?
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Posted 11 October 2005 - 11:41 AM

My initial question was asked 9/15/5. I couldn't print to any of my printers and I couldn't reinstall my printers because I couldn't find the IP Address or the Hardware address.

Since I have had no type of response on how to find the information requested to reinstall the printers on my computer I'm just using the server instead.

Yeah, Basically everything I just said is on the origional post.

Confused?? :thumbsup:

Edited by Bulldog, 11 October 2005 - 11:43 AM.

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