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ChristianToby
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My HP printer shows up as a wireless option - as a router

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Hi there, 

My HP printer shows up as a wireless option - as a router, how do I disable that. Unfortunately, previous posts about it didn't help. Your help appreciated Thanks

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Hi,

Make sure the Wireless Direct feature is disabled, click the Wireless Direct icon and select Settings, then disable Wireless Direct, which meant to allow a wireless connection to the printer without a router when required..

 

You may find a description of the different icons listed below:

https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c04647410

 

Shlomi



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ShlomiL
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Hi,

Make sure the Wireless Direct feature is disabled, click the Wireless Direct icon and select Settings, then disable Wireless Direct, which meant to allow a wireless connection to the printer without a router when required..

 

You may find a description of the different icons listed below:

https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c04647410

 

Shlomi



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OMG, You are amazing! It was the link to the icon that made the difference. Thank you so much!

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ShlomiL
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You're much welcome @ChristianToby, glad I could help and great to see the problem is now resolved.

 

Cheers,

Shlomi



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