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DeskJet 930c with Linksys PrintServer EPSX3 prints garbage

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DeskJet930c connected with Linksys PrintServer EPSX3 prints garbage (random characters). We have checked cable, also LaserJet work fine with this printserver unit. Any ideas ? Maybe you know how to disable bidirectional communication in DeskJet 930c ?
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These printers were never offered with a network card for a reason, that being that they are evil on a network, and never seem to work in a stand-alone. There is no way to disable the bi-directional communication. The drivers included were never intended for a network situation.

On thing to try is to go to HP's site download the Corporate drivers for this printer. These do not install the utilities. This **might** help.

http://h20015.www2.hp.com/en/softwareDownloadIndex.jhtml?reg=&cc=&softitem=dj967en&prodId=hpdeskjet919033&lc=en&sw_lang=en

The other (prefered) option is to share this off a W2K workstation instead of a stand alone print server.

The last idea is to switch to a HP JetDirect box. The default lang on the linksys might be interfering.
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Thanks for answer, I solve this few days ago, but forget to share this here. Instaling corporate drviers solved the problem.
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