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Windows 7: Computer cannot find network printer

09 Oct 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Computer cannot find network printer

Good day,

I have an Epson 310 printer which I cannot find with my wife's win7 64 computer. My network looks like this:

Printer found here: Modem->Asus RT-AC68W Router->USB 2.0 Printer
Wife's computer found here: Modem->Asus RT-AC68W Router->TP Link TL-SG108 switch->Wife's computer

My computer finds the printer just fine, it is located here:
Modem->Asus RT-AC68W Router->My computer via cat6

My computer automatically detected the printer via the devices and printers utility in windows. My wife's computer couldn't find it. When I tried to manually find it, I got asked a bunch of questions somebody that knows something about networks needs to answer. I am not interested in hooking up to the printer via wireless, wired only.

Any ideas? If so, please don't ask me to give you an IP address or subnet mask or some other networking jargon without telling me how to do it as well since I am an end user, not a network specialist :).

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Oct 2015   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

It works now, no idea why but after going running I came back to the computer and did another search. Showed up, go figure.
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