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how to enable  a network card on a lexmark optra Rt+ laser printer.
I installed the driver on my NT server 4.0, the printer has already an IP address assigned , however , when I tried to print , it keeps saying that the device is not enable, or there is no network , ectt...
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To print via TCP/IP from NT4 you must create an LPR port. If LPR is not available as one of the available port types, go to Network Neighbourhood properties and install the Microsoft TCP/IP printing services. Reboot, and LPR should be available (click on the Ports tab in Printer properties, then on Add Port).

When you create an LPR port, you need 2 things: the IP address of the printer, and the "remote queue name". This is printer dependent. I'm not sure which names the RT+ supports, but Lexmark Marknet normally use "/prt0".
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