11-28-2012 05:17 PM
I have a brand new Gateway, Windows 8 OS. I also have a brand new HP LaserJet Pro 100 color MFP M175nw. I can't get the the installer to wirelesly connect. I can't even get the drivers installed to my computer. The installer runs to connect wirelessly and after a 20 to 30 minutes an error says it can't connect. It advises to restart the computer. I restarted and got the same results
11-28-2012 06:30 PM
Have you tried the downloading the full solution from hp.com and are still having this issue? Or are you using some of ther type of driver?
If you are using the full solution from hp.com and are still having issues, could you tell me exactly what the error message is?
I would suggest using a network connection to get the drivers installed, then switch to wireless using the wiresless wizard from the control panel.
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11-28-2012 07:26 PM
Hay no name,
Yes I think I did. The files name is CLJ_MFP_M175_N_sw_win_full_solution. the results were the same. They were identical. It ran for 20 minutes or more and said there was an error and remove the USB cable.
You should know this. I ran the the install program out of the printer and it ran perferctly. I can now print wirelessly from my laptop. But my Windows 8. desktop no way Jose.
The error mesage as I remember when on the desktop said something to the effect that the program took to long, please remove your cable.
If I a correct there wan't a problem getting the drivers from the printer, only installing
You should know this that my desktop already has wireless for the internet. I don't need to hard wire the desktop to the router or modem presently it is for no particular reason.
I also have Blue Tooth on my computer but I don't really know what to do with it.
"using a network connection to get the drivers installed" How would I do that?
12-20-2012 11:55 AM
If you start by plugging the USB cord in before the software directs you to, then often times you will have an automated in-OS driver installed for the printer which can cause conflicts when trying to use the full feature software. Make sure that the printer is entirely removed from programs and the USB cord remains unplugged. Then try installing, plugging the cord in only when it directs you to.
On some models, by installing USB first you can be prompted for the option to transfer the printer to the USB >> Wireless option.
12-20-2012 12:16 PM
You got caught with you pants down with respect to Windows 8 and I suffered the coonsequences.. You're more than 3 weeks late on your reply. That's inexcusable. Why am I not surprised? I couldn't get the printer to work for the life of me and I tried dilligently for 2 weeks messing around your website, emails to techs, calls to techs, Support staff couln't get it to work. You couldn't get it to work. I returned the **bleep** thing. "Yoiu don't run you don't ride." With shipping cost and restocking fees, I suffered a $75 hit. I will never buy a HP product again. Oh, I bought a Dell and I had both my computers running that same night.
05-10-2013 10:07 PM
Can someone post a resolution to this problem please?! I am about to also return my printer for the same reasons. Can't connect to wireless....
05-21-2013 05:49 PM
At this time, have you tried the solutions which have been offered thusfar? Are you also dealing with the same printer on the same operating system?
- HP Printers - Installing Your Printer Driver Using the Windows Built-in Solution
- Download and Install Your Windows HP Printer Driver and Software for a USB Cable Connection
- HP Printers - Installing a Mac Printer Driver Using Apple Software Update
- HP Printers - Download and Install a Mac HP Printer Driver and Software
- HP LaserJet Pro Printers and Multifunction Printers - HP Smart Install Discontinuation