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Can I print via my wireless network with HP OfficeJet 6310xi?

We have 2 laptop PC's (OS: Windows XP) connected to our home wireless network (Router: DLink DIR-655). Our HP OfficeJet 6310xi is connected via wire to Computer A. Computer B routinely prints off of the 6310xi through the wireless network. However, I've not found a way to scan a document from the 6310xi to Computer B (that is, through the wireless network). Can it be done...and, if so, how? Thank you.

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  • JDTec
    JDTec May 11, 2010

    Since your printer does not have wireless capabilities, it will not allow you to scan wirelessly. And even is you purchase a print server, it will not work.I dealt with this situation till I finally gave up due to fustration.



    Best bet is to purchase a wireless printer.

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Nothing helps. Print servers are capable of connecting a multifunction printer for printing capabilities only. For scanning, you have to connect directly to the Computer or by a Multifunction printer with wireless capabilities.

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You may need to open a port on your main computer and from their you need to go into the control
panel wireless net work you also need a memory stick once you have opened the wireless net work
follow the instruction their will be a box make sure you put router name in the box




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Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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