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I'm looking to purchase a new 24-port switch, pref gigabit switch.  I presently have 14 ports that are live and I believe that I'm experiencing issues because of the switch.  Can someone suggest a very good switch?  I don't do any vlans or anything fancy.  All machines are on Windows XP or 7 premium.
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Well you can't go wrong with Cisco, and I've had good experiences using Netgear switches as well. I'd recommend them.


(P.S. What issues are you experiencing?)

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I'm having issues with Scannining and Printing.  When I send something to a network printer, we only have 1 in the office, it takes forever or does not even print.  I've made sure that all firmware/drivers/ etc. are up to date.  I've also tried this from PDF/word/excel/ and even notepad by simple typing in "test" as the dialogue, but it always takes the same amount of time.  We presently have a very old 10/100 switch and I was considering purchasing another switch, but also purchase one that does 1000 instead of 10/100.
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