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dcchrhr
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Apparently, the wireless feature has been disabled on my printer and it tells me to contact who set up the printer.

I set up the printer and is has been working fine until yesterday.  I have tried everything to get it to reconnect. Help!!!

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asmita6658
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Hi @dcchrhr

 

Welcome to the HP Support Community. I'd be happy to assist you with the password issue. 

 

Let's try these steps to restore the network settings to defaults - 

 

1. From the printer control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard, and then touch ( Setup ).

2. Touch Network Setup.

3. Touch Restore Network Settings. A message appears stating that the network defaults will be restored.

4. Touch Yes

 

If the issue still persists, I have sent you a private message with the steps to reset the printer.  Check next to your profile Name, you should see a little blue envelope, please click on it.  

 

Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 

 

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Thank You Thank You after three days waiting for the person who had it set it up to fix, you came to rescue!! All is working!

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Hi @dcchrhr

 

That's great! Happy to hear that. If you need further assistance feel free to reach out to us.

 

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I set up my HP printer a couple of years ago.  This morning the screen was black and now the printer is off line.

 

how do I get this working without having to set it up again.i turned the power off/on but didn’t make a difference.

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Hi @Bradi

 

Welcome to the HP Support Community. 

 

Let's try these steps -

 

1) Take out the cartridges.

2) Unplug the power cord from the printer & wall.

3) Wait for 30 seconds. 

4) Plug the power cord back into the printer and wall, ensure the printer is plugged into the wall & not to a surge protector.

5) Insert the cartridges back into the printer.

 

Also, try updating the printer's firmware - HP Printers - Updating or Upgrading Printer Firmware

 

If the issue still persists, I'd suggest you Contact HP in your region regarding the service options for your printer.

 

Have a great day! 

 

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