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Printer’s IP Address Keeps Changing

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I have an Epson Stylus SX235W printer that is connected to my home network when it is powered on. Every time I turn it on to print something, it changes its IP address from, say, “192.168.0.18” to “192.168.0.17” (That happened today).
The problem is, Windows doesn’t recognize the change and continues to say “Printer Offline”. I don’t know how to make Windows scan for the new IP.
I could, however, try connecting with the printer’s name, but I don’t know how to find the printer’s name. I know that there is a “computer name” for Windows PC’s, but the printer’s name contains spaces, one thing which isn’t allowed on computer names as far as I know.
Any ideas? I have a desktop (which I use primarily), and a laptop (with WiFi, used sometimes), if that helps.

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