Windows 8 - Can't update IP address for a printer

I need to assign an IP address to a printer. When clicking “configure port” error window “an error occurred during port configuration. This operation is not supported.” What do I need to do next?
Elton BrownAsked:
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Mirjam BlockInfrastructure Specialist and Project ManagerCommented:
When you look at the port. what kind of port is that ? a web service port or an ip port ?

webservice port you cant change anything (as it is mostly auto discovered)

for an Ip port: just create a new IP port switch the printer and delete the old port.
Peter HutchisonSenior Network Systems SpecialistCommented:
Instead of Configuring port, click on 'Add Port' instead, select 'Standard TCP/IP Port' , click 'New Port' and enter the new IP address. The select this new port as the address for the printer.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
What kind of printer. Normally I would assign a Printer IP address at the printer control panel. Then the Workstation will pick it up. In the case of newer HP printers, they use WSE Ports.
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Elton BrownAuthor Commented:
Sorry about the delay.
Here is an image of the printer IP address I need to change:
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You need to assign the printer IP address AT the printer and then come to workstation and use the IP address assigned at the printer.

You cannot assign a printer IP from it workstation driver.

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Elton BrownAuthor Commented:
How would I assign the IP address?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
In any modestly modern printer, there is a printer control panel. Go there, look up network settings and set up the IP address there. I have done this and you should be able to set it.
Elton BrownAuthor Commented:
I have yet to figure this out. I am still working on this.
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