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burginsteve
08-12-2008, 04:49 PM
3 PCs (all XPhome) and 1 printer... connected via a switch that's connected to a router/modem. All is working well.

I've introduced a second printer via the switch but can't get any PC to see it. I've tried running Add Printer Wizard but no joy... any ideas?

tfit
08-12-2008, 05:28 PM
Shouldn't you rerun the master software for the swich for the printer to be recognized?

burginsteve
08-12-2008, 05:54 PM
I'm sure that the switch didn't have any software!!!

tfit
08-12-2008, 06:43 PM
yes you got me puzzled there as I never have seen a swich with a printer interface. At least not a non-dedicated one. That's why i think it's a router. So you never installed drivers for your printer? The first one.

burginsteve
08-14-2008, 11:57 AM
The 3 PC's and one HP P2015n (http://www.twenga.co.uk/prices-LaserJet-P2015n-HEWLETT-PACKARD-Laser-printer-49392-0) printer work fine connected via a Netgear FS108 8-Port Ethernet Switch (http://www.twenga.co.uk/prices-FS108-NETGEAR-Network-hub-44226-0) which is connected to a BT Voyger 2100 (http://www.shop.bt.com/ProductView.aspx?Quicklinx=3TYT)router. I've now introduced a second HP P2015n (http://www.twenga.co.uk/prices-LaserJet-P2015n-HEWLETT-PACKARD-Laser-printer-49392-0) printer, so the drivers are already loaded but I can't find see it in the network.

tfit
08-15-2008, 12:41 PM
I see now. None of the two devices support printers. I assume you installed the 2nd printer on the same pc as the first?? Is the second printer also shared?

andres
08-15-2008, 03:20 PM
So you have both printers connected to the same switch, and only one can be found?

Hb-Tech
08-20-2008, 12:00 PM
I see now. None of the two devices support printers. I assume you installed the 2nd printer on the same pc as the first?? Is the second printer also shared?



Just remove 1st printer and attached 2nd printer on the 1 st printer if its work fine so its your network problem so plz check your ip config

tfit
08-22-2008, 09:43 PM
I think the objective is that he wants both printers