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I have a J6400 all in one series. Troubleshooting says " HP printer cannot find your wireless router. Check that your HP printer network name (SSID) matches your wireless router network name (SSID)" I wamt to connect my 2 computers with the J6400 all in one series.

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    I made our wireless network secure with a password. I can't print now. I have a Brother printer. What to do?

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If your router is set not to broadcast or has encryption enabled, you will first have to program the printer by software throught a USB cable, or at the panel on the printer. The printer manual should explain how.

If you need a copy of the manual or other support, it's at this link. Just select your exact printer model and operating system first.
J6400 Printers Support

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Hello geekgurl !

There are a few things you have to check

When choosing a location for your wireless router, avoid having the following items between the wireless router and wireless devices on the network: long distances, walls, other wireless devices (like cordless phones), and large appliances.

Don't use two wireless routers in your home unless you are very knowledgeable about wireless networking. If your Internet Service Provider (ISP) provides your wireless router as part of their equipment, don't add another wireless router to it or attempt to change the existing settings without the ISP's help or knowledge.

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* Make sure your computer is not connected through a VPN (Virtual Private Network). You cannot access devices on your wireless network while connected to a VPN.

* Disable your operating system's firewall and your security system's firewall and re-test. If this fixes the problem open ports in the firewall.

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