Question about HP Photosmart C7280 Printer
Hi, I get as far as the HP Photosmart C7280 ALL-IN-ONE recognizing my router, then the machine asks me for a WEP KEY and I am sent to a keypad page, I have no Idea what it is asking for and have tried many different combinations of possibie keys, don't know what it is, so can't continue my setting up my laptop to the PHOTOSMART!!!
This is really NOT funny, Why can't this be more user friendly, so I can put the thing to the use it was intended?
Please tell me WHAT IS A WEP KEY??? HOW do I find a WEP KEY?? HELP ME SET THIS THING UP SO MY HUSBAND IS A HAPPY CAMPER, PLEASE???!!!
The WEP or WPA is the password to get onto the network. Think of the router as the doorman. The printer needs to get into the club so it needs the password otherwise it can't get access.
The WEP key and WPA passphrase are obtained from the wireless router or access point using the embedded web server on the router. See the documentation provided with your router to see how to access this information. Some routers provide more than one WEP key. Use the first WEP key if this is the case.
Posted on May 18, 2009
Installing the HP All-in-One in a Wireless Network (Infrastructure Mode)
This document contains instructions for installing the product in a wireless network using a wireless WLAN 802.11 router. Connecting network elements through an access point, such as a router, is referred to as setting up in an infrastructure network.
The solution to this issue includes instructions that might require navigating to another page on the HP Web site. HP recommends creating a bookmark to this page before clicking any links.
Figure 1: Integrated wireless WLAN 802.11 network setup
Installing the unit in an infrastructure network
Follow these steps to connect the product to an integrated wireless WLAN network.
Step one: Gather the necessary hardware and information
Gather the following items and information.
Posted on Mar 03, 2009
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