03-17-2012 06:41 AM
Think of your printer like a 3G phone. If you try to connect to a wireless router, you have to point your device to the Wi-Fi Network (SSID) and the tap in the Network Key.
Go directly to your printer (Not your PC), Select control panel/set up/Network settings/Wireless Lan settings/set up wizard. Then select the SSID Network you want connect to. Then type in your network key/OK
You do not have to do anything to you PC!! Just start printing again.
04-19-2012 08:59 AM
I feel your pain, this just took me ages to figure out. So here's what i did...
Control Panel -> Printers -> right click on the printer you use -> properties -> printing preferences -> printer services -> Network settings tab -> change settings -> HP Wizard should now kick in and find your new router and wireless key for you, just follow the steps and it'll do the rest.
Hope this helps x
06-16-2012 03:05 AM
I just changed the wireless router which has created a problem with printing. I don't know what I need to do to change the printer settings to accommodate the new wireless router. Would greatly appreciate any help with how to do so. I'm on Windows XP, SP3 with a HP all in one on a wireless laptop (don't have wired connection). Wireless router is a through Sky. Thank you!
06-03-2013 08:52 AM
@jerrymcampbell, sorry that you are having a issue since you have gotten a new router.
You will just need to reconnect the printer to the network again.
What type of printer do you have?
Depending on the printer, you can go to the Network Settings on the printer, choose Wireless Setup Wizard and connect to new network.
After doing so, go to the computer and update the IP Address.
1. Click Start Menu
2. Choose All Programs
3. Select HP folder
4. Click on the Printer name
5. Scroll down to UPDATE IP ADDRESS
Please mark a reply "ACCEPTED AS SOLUTION" if it solved your problem, so others can find it.
08-22-2013 10:40 AM
10-01-2013 02:21 PM - edited 10-01-2013 02:22 PM
I am not sure if this is a specific answer to this question but it is how I was able to get my printer working after I changed by modem/router. Since the printer had the old settings in memory still, I needed a way to change them. On my specific printer, a 209A-M there is no ethernet connection. Just a power connection and a square-ish USB port. I connected my printer to my laptop via USB cord and I was able to get the settings changed. One word of advice: make sure you read everything on the set-up because you are looking for a specific screen to change the wi-fi settings. Once I figured out that I needed to connect my printer to my computer via USB, it took less than ten minutes to actually change the settings. I hope this helps!
12-11-2013 10:43 AM
I have done it all. Since my HP printer does not have ethernet, I also plugged it into laptop with USB. There is nowhere that I can find that says to change iP address. I know without a doubt the old settings to my old network are stuck in there. I have tried everything. I uninstalled and tried to re-install with CD and it failed.
When I do plug in w/USB and go to properties on printer, still no tab to change it.