Hope someone can help:
What do I need to set to be able to connect an HP4100n printer to an XP laptop using a crossover cable?
Any advise would be most helpful!!
Is the printer a serial or USB or IEEE488?
Its gonna be connected via the jetdirect network card, so I assume thats the IEEE488 connection.
I don't know what IEEE488 is, but if you are using a JetDirect (internal or external) it is going to want to be programmed properly.
I would avoid the crossover cable and get the $30 hub or whatnot to wire it properly on a small network. Of course, then properly program the JD and the computer so they have the proper protocols installed and can work with each other.
how to print from a printer using crossover cable connected tp laptop
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