Printer stops internet working.

  concretepigsy 10:47 30 Oct 04
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If I print my IE6 stops working and i have to reboot the computer.

I'm usung Win2K with a lexmark x1150 and my modem is webstar running blueyonder 1.5 mb service.

both units are connected via USB in the back of my pc.

Thanks in advance

Chris

  jimv7 12:31 30 Oct 04

Sounds like your printer is taking all the power when printing and your modem is tripping out.

Suggest you get a self powered usb hub and connect the printer or the modem to that.

  Graham ® 13:04 30 Oct 04

As jimv7 says, the modem should be on a USB hub on its own. Are there any more USB ports available?

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