Solved

Wireless Printer

Posted on 2012-03-13
5
244 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-03
I bought a new router over the weekend. I got my laptops, desktop and tablet connected but cannot figure out how to join the printer to the network via the new router.
0
Comment
Question by:EMCIT
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Focsin
ID: 37717609
Wireless printer? or standard network printer? What model of Printer? Have you tried installing it via the Installation CD? If its a wireless printer usually you have to configure it via USB before you can use it on the network.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Tymetwister
ID: 37717615
Usually you have to go into the menu on the printer (there is usually a wireless button) and it will look for the SSID and ask for the security key (if there is one).
0
 
LVL 11

Author Comment

by:EMCIT
ID: 37717630
It's an HP 4500 wireless printer. I thought I could "find" it somewhere on the network and join it.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Focsin earned 500 total points
ID: 37717658
Plug it in with USB Cable (Usually Included) Run the Installation CD. There is an option on it to set it up on Wireless Network, you need to Select your SSID and enter in your Password.
If you don't have an installation CD, you can download from

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DriverDownload.jsp?prodNameId=3919446&lang=en&cc=us&taskId=135&prodTypeId=18972&prodSeriesId=3919445

Hope this helps.
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Gajendra Rathod
ID: 37839407
Please follow the below link to install software and configure  IP address on wireless printer

http://www.hp.com/global/us/en/wireless/printer-setup-help2.html
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Hopefully this article will help someone who's had the same issues I had. I have a Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card and Windows 7, and for the past couple of days I was beyond frustrated because my wireless laptop was not able to access the Inte…
This subject  of securing wireless devices conjures up visions of your PC or mobile phone connecting to the Internet through some hotspot at Starbucks. But it is so much more than that. Let’s look at the facts: devices#sthash.eoFY7dic.
This Micro Tutorial will show you how to maximize your wireless card to its maximum capability. This will be demonstrated using Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230 wireless card on Windows 8 operating system.
Viewers will learn how to connect to a wireless network using the network security key. They will also learn how to access the IP address and DNS server for connections that must be done manually. After setting up a router, find the network security…

635 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question