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how do we get the hp photosmart plus b209a-m to recognize a new ssid?

We have an HP PHotosmart Plus B209a-m All-in-One. We have a Linksys wireless G2.4 router.  We had been connecting to the printer with no problem until we added a WPA passcode so that it will no longer be an open network.  Now we cannot connect to the router through our printer wirelessly.  We get the following diagnostic summary:


Wireless on -  PASS

Wireless working - PASS

Network Name (SSID) Found  - FAIL


Our assumption was that when we follow the directions and hit the PUSH button on the printer we should have pushed the Cisco button on the router; but the printer times out without establishing a connection.  The light on the router just flashes very quickly, but no connection. 


Please help.

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Re: how do we get the hp photosmart plus b209a-m to recognize a new ssid?

Do not use the pushbutton.  Connect to the the router manually following the instructions provided.  Use WPA2-AES encryption in the router.

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