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Can't connect wireless printer

I have a Linksys router. I called the help desk and they reset my settings on the router to improve my signal I got all my computers to connect to the new settings but cannot get my printer to connect wirelessly.

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  • soroland Sep 12, 2009

    Yes, while it was mostly trial and error, in the end I recall he reset it from WEP to WPA but he did not change the key. The printer is an HP Officejet 6210.

  • soroland Sep 12, 2009

    Although the session was mostly trial and error, in the end he reset the setting from WEP to WPA but did not change the key. The printer is an HP Officejet 6210

  • Chitownbarb
    Chitownbarb May 11, 2010

    What kind of printer is it? That would help if we knew what kind it was.



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You don't say what changes were made on the router. An educated guess says that the security was changed. If so, the passphrase or security code must be put into the printer. You also did not say what make and model printer you have so I cannot tell you the exact procedure you need to follow. Please understand that I am not scolding but merely stating why I cannot give you more complete info. I hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

  • Harvey Morrow
    Harvey Morrow Sep 12, 2009

    I had a 6210. I believe that it cannot accept WPA. Change your router to WEP (as well as all of the computers) and give them a new key and you should be good to go.



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