wps54g setup prob

Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by legion101, Oct 10, 2005.

  1. legion101

    legion101 Network Guru Member

    hello all.

    hope you can help me, ive just bought wag354g gateway - wpc54g notebook adapter & wps54g print server.
    i have a minalta 2300w laser printer.
    running xp pro
    ive set up my pc wired to gateway and have setup laptop with wireless adaptor but when i have tried to setup print server i can only get as far as the the setup wizard and its unable to find printer.
    ive tryed
    [align=left:724eb7e1a3]list only new unconfirmed print servers[/align:724eb7e1a3]
    [align=left:724eb7e1a3]list all compatible print servers[/align:724eb7e1a3]
    [align=left:724eb7e1a3]user install[/align:724eb7e1a3]
    [align=left:724eb7e1a3]bi- admin[/align:724eb7e1a3]

    ive setup print server driver
    but none of the above have helped. setup wizard still cant find a printer.
    is there a simple setting i need to change or any other suggestions would be welcome

    thanks in advance

  2. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    Try connecting the WPS54G to wag354g gateway and running the setup wizard again or the biadmin utilility. If you can find the print server at that point configure it. Follow the quick setup guide. After you configurated the printserver save the setting. disconnect the printserver and power it down and up. The WPS54G can only be connected to either a wired or wireless connection, but not both. You can try to upgrade the firmware, but I have had problems with the firmware version 6049 and I am using version 6047. If you are upgrading the firmware, reset the printserver to original factory setting and do the firmware update from a wired connection only. If you are doing a web based upgrade, you will find the firmware update under the help.
  3. legion101

    legion101 Network Guru Member


    will try that........
  4. legion101

    legion101 Network Guru Member

    worked a treat...
    thanks alot

    1 more thing please.
    when i install a wireless pci adaptor do i just remove network cable or do i have to reinstall?

  5. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    If you install a wireless PCI adapter in your desktop computer you have to install the driver for the wireless NIC, you do not have to re-install any of the printserver software. You can remove the network cable at that point.
  6. legion101

    legion101 Network Guru Member

    Thanks howardp6
  7. legion101

    legion101 Network Guru Member

    sorry to ask again BUT.

    i disconnected rj45 from gateway to pc.
    installed pci card
    turned pc on & installed driver (windows xp self install)
    then removed rj45 from printserver to gateway.
    but im back to having no printer now.

    is there sum thing else i should do or can i uninstall printserver and reinstall as a wireless printer from fresh....
  8. howardp6

    howardp6 Network Guru Member

    Power cycle the WPS54G. If you do not do this the WPS54G will not establish a connection using its radio.
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