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Windows 7: (Re-) Installing a printer after firmware update

29 Jan 2010   #1
mtmark

 
 
(Re-) Installing a printer after firmware update

Hi - I was able to solve connect issues by updating firmware on my wireless router - wifi weirdness

But now my printer is not available (to this or any other laptop/macbook on the network.

How do I install/re-install my brother 9840CDW to my little network here?

Help! I need it! Thanks


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29 Jan 2010   #2
BSkiLLs

Win-7HP, VistaHP, XP
 
 

Have you disabled your network then re-enabled it & Also reset your router ??
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29 Jan 2010   #3
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Go into your router control panel and check if it is set to auto-config DHCP, also look for MAC clone option, check if it's enabled. It sounds like your printer is not recognised and therefore isn't on the network. Try a different port as well.
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29 Jan 2010   #4
mtmark

 
 

DHCP is set to auto

I have an option to clone mac address of this pc - if I do that what will happen?

Thanks
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29 Jan 2010   #5
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

https://www.sevenforums.com/network-s...uter-port.html

Nothing bad will happen. Was it set to disabled?
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30 Jan 2010   #6
mtmark

 
 

not disabled - just a button there to press if I want to clone.

I think I need help from beyond the world of Win7 - this is an issue basically to install a printer to my wireless router.

If anyone knows how please tell me - otherwise Thanks very much for all the help so far!
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30 Jan 2010   #7
mtmark

 
 

tried pinging printer but it said host unreachable ?
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02 Feb 2010   #8
mtmark

 
 
SOLVED

Nothing was really 'wrong' - just needed to install device again!

Thanks all!
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02 Feb 2010   #9
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Sounds good mtmark. Usually just unplugging the device then plugging it back in will let Windows see it again. Sometimes a restart is required. I'll mark this as solved once again.
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