I'm installing an imageclass mf8380cdw wireless multifunction printer. The printer says it is on the network, but nothing on the network can see the printer.
The printer says its IP address is 169.254.178.94 which I don't understand as that is not a local IP. It also reports its gateway is 192.168.1.1. Is there a way to look for the 169.254.178.94 IP THROUGH the gateway IP? Or am I just missing something?
Thanks for any help,
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Okay, more details:
I am running 64 bit Windows 7. The printer is connected to the network (or so says the printer) but I can see no evidence of the printer through the network/router.
I downloaded the driver software and it refuses to install, because it can't see the printer over the network. So, I connected to the printer via USB. It installed the drivers and printed a test page fine. But, I need it to work wirelessly. I then unplugged the USB connection and we're back to the printer not being seen by any of the computers on the network, nor can I see evidence through the router page.
Help? I'm glad to give more info if you need specifics...