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  1.    24 Jul 2016 #21
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,422
    win 10 Insider

    OK, you only have one DHCP server so we move on.

    Can you delete an entry? Otherwise, try power cycling the router and then have another go at setting the printer address.
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  2.    24 Jul 2016 #22
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,001
    Mac OS Sierra

    Change it to a higher IP. I have mine set at a static of 192.168.2.94/24.
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  3.    27 Jul 2016 #23
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Potomac MD USA
    Posts : 63
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Hi

    My problem is now apparently solved.
    I got some help from The "Geek Squad'. The agent showed me how to limit the address that could be dynamically assigned using the router pool.
    In advanced mode IP address distribution on Network (Home/Office), we set IP address distribution at 182.168.1.2 to 192.168.1.174.
    This made the address 192.168.1.200 available to the printer. We changed the printer address in IPv4 configuration in the
    Office jet pro 251dw printer web site(192.168.1.200) to that address and set it to static - in the router.
    He did assign port 9100, I am not clear as to why this was needed.
    The printer has been working since July 25 without becoming disconnected.

    Frank C
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  4.    28 Jul 2016 #24
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,422
    win 10 Insider

    The guy from Geek Squad must have been reading my post #5!!! It does help to get the basics of IP addressing right.

    Hope all your problems are over.

    Cheers.
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