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09-09-2009 10:52 AM
I have a netgear router and 3 access points set up in my house.
I just purchased a c4780 and cannot get it set up on my mac. It will just say "searching for network" even after I selected the wireless network that we have. It will never get to the next screen.
I have successfully set this printer up in another location with a different router.
My thoughts are incompatibility with the Netgear router...Can anyone point me in the right direction.
I have tried everything from taking the password off of the network to changing all of the devices to be b/g/n compatible. Still nothing...any thoughts?
09-09-2009 08:46 PM
Describe the type of Netgear wireless-router you have and how it's configured:
- what is your SSID?
- are you broadcasting your SSID?
- do you have Mac-filtering enabled?
- what type of encryption do you have (WEP, WPA-PSK w/TKIP, WPA-PSK w/AES, WPA-PSK w/both, none)?
( While I'm an embedded wireless systems engineer at work, on this forum I do not represent my former employer, Hewlett-Packard, or my current employer, Microsoft )
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02-21-2011 09:00 AM
I am having the same problem with Vista (32 bit).
The router is configured for b/g ch.11
I ran the HP utility that "sees'" the router(WEP) and shows what is connected to it, BlackBerry, Wii, etc..
I have downloaded the most current drivers. The part of the install that covers "Wireless Network Name" see's nothing, it should show my SSID and everyone else's where I live, like the HP utility does. The next step allows me to add the SSID and WEP ID, nothing, it can't find it.. I have disabled all firewalls, nothing.
I have un-installed/installed all HP software.
It works with a USB connection.
Any ideas? Or other places to check?
02-22-2011 10:52 AM
Print a Wireless Network Test from the front of the printer: Setup [Scan] > Network menu. Your wireless radio may have failed, especially if it sees NO wireless networks.
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