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Can't connect my wireless printer and have followed all instructions. Any suggestions?

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    efs_perpends May 11, 2010

    printer make and model #, OS you're running?

  • muebe May 11, 2010

    Are you trying to connect the wireless printer to a wireless router or your computer directly to the printer? And need more details to help you out.

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Uninstall the software you installed for the printer.connect the printer acording to the instruction you have once you have completed the instalation you should be able to unplug and conect via the wireless interface.go to installed printer look at the port it should be conected to a tcp port.
good luck

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

  • wilfred graham
    wilfred graham Sep 06, 2009

    Uninstall the software you installed for the printer.connect the printer acording to the instruction you have once you have completed the instalation you should be able to unplug and conect via the wireless interface.go to installed printer look at the port it should be conected to a tcp port.

    good luck

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The print driver solution for this product is included with the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system and is already on the computer. No special driver download is necessary for this product.
Please follow the simple instructions below to easily get the product working with Microsoft Windows Vista Operating system.

Installation Instructions

Direct Connection (Parallel & USB connector)

  1. Verify that the printer is turned ON.
  2. Connect the Universal Serial Bus (USB)/ Parallel (IEEE 1284) cable to the printer and to the computer
  3. Click on the Close button when the message "Your devices are ready to use" is displayed in the screen.
  4. The printer is now ready to accept the print job.

Wired Network & Bluetooth Connection

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NOTE:For Bluetooth connected printer, please ensure that the printer's access mode is set to public mode for detection.
  1. Verify that the printer is turned on.
  2. Click Start > Control Panel and then select Printers .
  3. Click on Add a printer .
  4. Click Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer . A list of detected wired network or Bluetooth printers will be displayed.
  5. Select the printer you want to install and click Next . Follow the on screen installation instruction to complete the printer driver installation.

Wireless Connection

  1. Verify that the printer is turned ON.
  2. Ensure the printer's wireless network setting is set to the correct wireless profile matching the local wireless network/computer's wireless card setting.
    If you have previously configured the printer's wireless network setting, matching local wireless/computer's wireless card setting, please proceed to step 3.
    if you have NOT previously configured the printer's wireless network setting to match local wireless network/computer's wireless card setting, please follow the steps below.
    To set wireless network settings in an infrastructure network
    Connect the printer to the computer with the cross cable (included with the printer) or connect the printer to the network with a network cable.
    Press the configuration button once to print a configuration page.
    Open web browser, and type in the IP address that has been assigned to the printer.
    Configure the printer's wireless setting to match local wireless network/computer's wireless card setting.
    Unplug the cross cable/network cable.
    Activate the printer wireless network, activate the computer's wireless network profile.
    Proceed to step 3.
    To set wireless network settings in an ad hoc network
    Do the following to reset the printer's network settings:
    1. While pressing the Configuration Page button, press (Resume button) three times.
    2. Wait about 20 seconds, and then press (Power button) to turn off the printer.
    3. Disconnect the power cord from the printer.
    4. Wait about 20 seconds, and then reconnect the power cord.
    5. Press (Power button) to turn on the printer.
    6. Open the configuration utility for the computer's wireless network card, then create a new wireless profile with the following values.
      • Communication mode: ad hoc
      • Network name (SSID): hpsetup
      • Security (encryption): disabled
    7. Activate the wireless profile.
    8. Wait two minutes for the printer to obtain an IP address, then print a wireless configuration page to verify the following for the printer's network settings.
      • Communication mode: ad hoc
      • Network name (SSID): hpsetup
      • The IP address is NOT 0.0.0.0
    9. If one of the above conditions is not true then repeat the preceding steps. Proceed to steps 3 below.
  3. Click Start > Control Panel and then select Printers .
  4. Click on Add a printer .
  5. Click Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer , a list of detected printers will be displayed.
  6. Select the printer you want to install and click Next . Follow the on screen installation instruction to complete the print driver installation.

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I assume you connect your printer to the desktop with the USB cable.
I assume the laptop is connected to the Wifi network.

First you need to setup the printer to connect to the wireless network. Follow the printer installation instructions to do that.
Next insert the install Disc into the laptop and follow the installation instructions. Use the network installation section.

The printer has a built-in server for printing.
If UPNP is enabled on the router then you should be able to browse the printer on the network.

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The specs for your model Epson allows you to connect the you network by wireless and by LAN cable.

The specs are as follows :-
Wi-Fi Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g – compatible with 802.11n*
*Transmission rate will be limited to 802.11g and will operate in the 2.4 GHz frequency band
Ethernet Wired LAN IEEE 802.3 (100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T)
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Wireless security
WEP – 64bit
WEP – 128bit
WPA – PSK (TKIP) – compliant with WPA2
WPA – PSK (AES) – compliant with WPA2

To connect the printer by a LAN cable you need to configure the Epson for an IP address that suits your network configuration and connect the LAN cable to your wireless router/hub.

The reason why you cannot print using wireless is because the wireless configuration in the Epson is not setup with the router's wireless configuration ie. SSID WPA encryption etc.

For instructions of setting up a LAN network printer, please click on this link and follow my instructions :-
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3668797-setting_up_shared_network_printer

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http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

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hi
5200 series are both wired and wireless network ready printers
so i will tell you the steps to configure it wireless on the computer

for that you should have a wireless router and the computers should be connected to the router
now follow the following instruction to configure the printer

Connecting the unit to the computer


Press the Setup button on the all-in-one.
Press the arrow buttons until Network displays and then press OK . The Network menu displays.
Press the arrow buttons until Wireless Setup Wizard displays and then press OK .
Follow the instructions in the Wireless Setup Wizard.
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insert the software cd and install it using network wired/wireless
and complete the installation and similarly install on the other computer as well

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The PC that that is connected to the printer needs to be shared.
Open printers and Faxes. Right click once on the printer & left click sharing. Agai follow the instructions.
Lastly,I strongly suggest you setup security for your wireless. If you do not anyone close can tap into your network connection. Follow linksys instruction to setup security. If you run into a problem you can call linksys for free advise from a pro. Their number is listed in the manual.
http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_CASupport_C1&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1175238819816&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper&lid=1981627773H10

Good Luck! Take your time.
Have more questions, feel free to ask.
Mike

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