Attached devices... -  one missing

intelogent
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hi,

i just installed a NEtgear WNDR3700   -  supposedly their latest and greatest.

i can not understand why it does not list my Bother printer in the " wired Device" section.   it does list my HP printer in the wireless section.      any ideas.?
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it did show up after 10 min
SteveArchitect/Designer

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the router generaly only lists items it knows about. As the brother printer is unlikely to speak to the router it wont know about it until it starts talking. it may list it once someone has sent something to it as it may then send some messages in response which the router may see.

The wireless one is known about as it has to communicate with the router to connect to wireless, therefore is known,

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totally,

your right on the money....
i sent a job to it, and then it suddenly appeared after refresh time...

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