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Getting 169.xxx.xxx IP address of the printer on wireles network

IP address 169.xxx.xxx is invalid IP over the network

Go to printer front panel
restore network defaults

restart printer
go back to front panel
look for printer wireless network settings
print configuration or network page to check if printer will have 000.000.000 IP address which should be
if it is then run the wireless set up wizard to connect the printer again over the network and get new IP address

If doing above doesnt fix the issue

Go to printer front panel
restore network defaults

restart printer
go back to front panel
look for printer wireless network settings
print configuration or network page to check if printer will have 000.000.000 IP address which should be
turn off the router
turn off the PC
turn off the printer


then do sequencial rebooting

How?

1. Turn on the router
2. Turn on the printer
3. Turn on the pc

check the wireless settings of the printer and new IP address should be given this time it should be valid one


Why?
by turning on the printer first router will give the very first IP address to the printer before PC huge chances for the printer to get valid IP will be possible


If still unresolved
contact network provider to check for security settings of router such as
Firewall
Mac Filtering

Hope I help you a bit.



Your's Truly,

Christian from HP

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