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Thanks Peter, but why do you need those ?
what would you advise to do with them ?
I know them , please advise how to use them.
Unfortunately I start work now. Will check your reply , if you are kind enough to answer tomorrow. Regards Dave
Good question Dave,
FWIW there's two sorts of IP addresses. Internal and External. Internal usually start 192.x.x.x or 10.x.x.x. These addresses are built into the fabric of the internet to never travel outside your home (because every home uses the same addresses internally and sharing them outside the home would just cause chaos).
You can share them for diagnstic purposes without worrying that you are compromising your security.
External IP addresses for most homes are usually a single address (which is what your modem has). Internally your modem address might be 192.168.0.1 but it also then connects out to the internet and so has a unique external address (basically any other number than the internal ones e.g. 188.8.131.52) - don't share that one
I'm asking for these IPs because they need to roughly match in order for your (internal) network to work. If it helps IP addresses have 4 blocks (x.y.z.a) I probably only need to know the first two to confirm my theory.
Hope the night shift goes smoothly.
change the Network setting for the printer to DHCP to get then new IP address from the SAGEM modem
Hi Peter, thanks for your advice, will advise addresses latter.
Presently completing moving house and have family jobs to complete.
Your advice appreciated
Thanks , but printer is 8 years old. Need to access it via computer to change settings.
If modem does not see it , then can not access the internal settings. Going around in circles.
Thsnks for your thoughts
What is the model of your printer? Most has a LCD screen for setting. How about a factory reset on the printer?
its a lanier SP3410DN and unfortunately it does not have a LCD screen.
Your advice appreciated but at present I have to go for a while.
Will revert later
It should be easy enough to get connected. But yes you'll need some time for us to step you through it.
The Manual for the printer is here.
It does have a DHCP option apparently. Essentially what we need to do is set (or reset the IP address to factory default). Then ensure your modem and PC are moved to the same IP address range so they can talk.