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How do I convert my C6180 all in one printer from offline to online status using a HP Pavillion dv9000?

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Take out the Network Confirguration page from the printer.
To get the page.
Press the setup button.
Go to Network Setup>>>View Network Settings>>Network Configuration page. Press OK to get it printed.
Note down the IP address of the printer.
Then Go to The Printers folder under Control Panel.
Make right click on the printer icon and select Properties or printer properties in case of windows 7.
Go to Ports tab.
Click on Add a Port. Select Create a new port and select Standard TCP/IP
Enter the IP address that you have noted down from the Cofiguration Page.
And complete the Add a port wizard.
Then restart the printer.
. If you are using a DSL router, then enter Manual IP to the Printer.
Make sure it is different from the IP of other devices on network.
You must have default gateway, subnet mask information about the network.
To get the details.
Open Command Prompt on your computer from All Programs>>Accessories.
Enter ipconfig and press enter.
Then note down the IP address, default gateway and subnet mask.
To enter the manual IP to the printer, Press setup button. Go to Network Setup. Select Advance Settings>>>>IP Settings>>>manual IP.
Enter Ip address of priner as 192.168.001.023.
The default gateway must be 192.168.1.1, make sure that first 3 set of numbers are same. like 192.168.1, last 3 should be different from the computer's one.
Enter the same default gateway and same subnet mask
And after adding the manual IP, use ADD a Port option. Restart the printer and then check the status.
To make sure, make a right click on the printer icon and select Use Printer Online.

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Make sure the USB/ Ethernet cable is plugged from the printer to the pc ..... unplug and replug the cable.... and after that try this link step by step

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01893664&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=1153494

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