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Printer not seen

by big1362000 / February 14, 2007 9:13 PM PST

Hi,
I have a Brother HL-2030 printer, I connected it to LINKSYS Wireless-G WPS 54G by USB cable, but I can not see it.
1-How verify if it is on network, I issu NET VIEW in a cmd box of PC (Win XP) but it is not seen.
2-Should I do something on printer ?
Many thanks before.

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I'd review the instructions.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 14, 2007 9:27 PM PST
In reply to: Printer not seen

I set one of those up and purposely tried other ways than the supplied instructions. It never worked until I followed their setup step by step.

Bob

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RE : Printer not seen
by big1362000 / February 14, 2007 9:37 PM PST

thank you Bob,
where can I find their setup to follow step by step ?
Regards.

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It came with the device. A foldout sheet.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 14, 2007 9:46 PM PST
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I can assure you it won't work unless you follow the instructions. If yours came incomplete, pack it up and go get a complete unit.

Bob

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RE : printer not seen
by big1362000 / February 14, 2007 9:52 PM PST

can't I download it somewhere ?

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The maker's website.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 14, 2007 9:58 PM PST
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Sorry, I didn't state that before.

What happened to the documents and CD? It would be impossible to setup without it.

How do I know? The neighbor agreed to let me experiment. I unpacked it and purposely ignored the setup instructions. I even tried methods that I thought would work. All failed. Then I did it exactly as the maker instructed and it worked.

Bob

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by big1362000 / February 14, 2007 9:58 PM PST

Did you set up the printer or the Wireless-G ?

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Let me be clear.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 14, 2007 10:00 PM PST
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The instructions do work. But they don't have them. GUESSING will not make this device work. I know. I purposely tried avoiding the instructions and trying things I thought might work.

Bob

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