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why won't my laptop connect to my wireless printer
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ifine2
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Re: why won't my laptop connect to my wireless printer

Thanks for all the help I had no idea it would be like this. However I still can't print, the computer recognizes the printer  but may be a firewall problem I turned off the firewall and tried to print no luck with that.  here is the message, Printer rediscovery problems detected your PC may not be able to track online status changes of your printer  If you are using firewall software verify UDP Port 427 is unlockedfrom your printer at 192.168.1.41 to your PC  Tofix this issue try to power printer off and on

 

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Re: why won't my laptop connect to my wireless printer

Windows firewall is usually not a problem.  What can be a problem is a firewall associated with your security suite (Norton,  etc).  Check that control panel and disable its firewall to test.

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miltnsheila
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I have a hp touch screen computer and a gateway computer i have a hp b210 all in one printer wired to the gateway and wireless to the hp both computers printed fine for sometime now i can't print wireless from my computer or any other ran the test sheet sayseverything ok also did test from hp site ok also did connection test on printer screen ok also any ideas?
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Re: why won't my laptop connect to my wireless printer

Why is the printer wired (USB, presumably) to the Gateway PC and wireless to your router (what router?)?

 

I would disconnect the USB to the Gateway, ensure that the printer is indeed connected wirelessly to your router, then on each computer go to Control Panel > Printers and delete the printer.

 

Next, re-add the printer with this process:

 

1. Make sure the printer is turned on and connected to your network. Verify that you can access the printer's internal web page by browsing to its IP address before continuing. Get its IP from a Network Test printed from the front panel of the printer.
2. Click >> Start >> Control panel >> Devices & Printers.
3. Click the Add a printer
4. Select Local printer
5. Select Create a new port and select Standard TCP/IP Port and click Next button.
6. Under Device type, select TCP/IP Device. Under Hostname or IP address, enter the printer's IP address. Click Next.
7. Select Hewlett-Packard from the list of manufacturers and select and select your printer model. Click Next.
If your printer model was not listed, then select Have Disk, browse the HP CD that came with your printer and select the first file that starts with hp and ends with inf. Click Open then OK. Select your printer model. Click Next.
8. If you are asked, use the currently installed driver.
9. It will ask for the Printer name -- enter a new name or use the existing one. This will be the name of the printer that you select from other applications.
10. You may be asked to share the printer. Choose NO.
11. The Print Test Page box appears. Go ahead and print it.
12. Click Finish.

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buremoh
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Re: why won't my laptop connect to my printer wirelessly?

My hp pavillion laptop is wireless/wifi enabled and connects perfectly to the internet router inmy home. However, I have teried unsuccessfully to mae it print from an hp officejet j5700 series printer attached to my desktop connected (cabled) to the same internet router. Please help

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Re: why won't my laptop connect to my printer wirelessly?

Download and run this: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c03286146&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en

What does it say?

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doodah13
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Re: Wireless connection to Toshiba Laptop.

why won't my  Toshiba XP laptop connect to my wireless HP Office Jet Pro 8500APlus printer.  My desktop is ok.

The desktop and printer are in the basement of the house and the laptop is in an upper bedroom.   All other connections on the laptop seem to work fine.l 

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MrsJGHR
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Re: why won't my laptop connect to my wireless printer

My HP Officejet Pro 8600 Plus is wirelessly connected happily to the hardwired  Dell computer. From my Dell Inspiron laptop, I can print some things to the printer's email address.  HOWEVER, I am Unable to install this printer on my laptop.  It was easy to do on the old (dead) printer.  Any ideas???

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Re: why won't my laptop connect to my wireless printer

Download and run this: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c03286146&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en

What does it say?

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pprincerozier
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Re: why won't my laptop connect to my wireless printer

i got my printer ready for eprint i don't see how to print from my compter no icon help

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