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Ive recently changed the password on my wireless network and now my printer keeps flashing orange which means it wont connect to the wireless. From reading a similar post i saw you recommeded to reset the preinters wireless network adapter - how do i go about doing that to resolve this issue?

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To reset the printer's wireless network adapter:

  1. Press Setup(wrench icon).
  2. Go to Network Setup, press OK.
  3. Go to Reset Network Adapter, press OK.
WiFi light will temporarily turn off then will turn on solid orange. Now, run the printer's Wireless Setup Utility on your computer to configure the printer with the new wireless settings. You will need the USB cable temporarily to successfully configure the printer. Thank you for choosing Lexmark.

Posted on Sep 10, 2010

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Wifi light is orange


The colors of the WiFi indicator light show the network status of the printer.
  • Off means one of the following:
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    • The printer is not connected to a wireless network and in power saver mode. In power saver mode, the power light pulses on and off.
    • The printer is connected to an ethernet network. Refer to the Quick Reference Guide to find out if your printer has ethernet capability.
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  • Blinking orange on the WiFi light means one of the following:
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    • Either the configured printer of the wireless access point has been turned off and back on, or the printer is trying to establish communications with the network.
    • The wireless settings of the printer may no longer be valid.
  • Green means that the printer is connected to a wireless network and is ready for use.

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The blinking WiFi light on your printer indicates either your printer is trying to communicate with your wireless network or your printer is not connected at all. For a quick fix, try to disconnect your printer from the power outlet. Power cycle your router and reboot your computer. Then, power on your router first, then your printer and lastly your computer. Check the WiFi light on your printer. If it goes to a solid green, that means you are connected back in your network. If not, you may reset your printer's wireless network adapter to its default settings. From the printer operator panel, press the Setup button > Network Setup > Reset Network Adapter to Default. The WiFi light on your printer will momentarily turn off then back on solid orange. Then try to run the Lexmark Wireless Setup Utility on your computer to reconfigure your printer to connect to your wireless network.
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  • What is the status of the Wi-Fi light on the printer? Green light means that it's connected to a wireless network while Orange light means it's not connected to a network.
  • Try to print the printer's wireless network settings to determine if it's connected to your own wireless network. On the printer operator panel, touch the Setup button > Network Setup > Print Setup Page. Your printer will then print the its wireless network information page. Ensure that the printer is connected to your network by checking the Network Card Status, Wireless SSID, Quality or Trouble Code.
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Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer ( Wired)

Step 2 : Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3 : On the left under wireless click wi - fi protected setup

Step 4 : Leave the password blank and click on submit

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Difficulty: Moderately Easy
Instructions
Things You'll Need: · Wireless print server
· USB printer
· Ethernet cable
· Computer
1. Step 1
Obtain a wireless print server that is compatible with both your wireless network and your printer. While the printer’s documentation may not explicitly say that it is compatible with a print sever, many are compatible, and this can be verified by checking the website of the print server’s manufacturer. If you have a multifunction printer, only the print function will work with most wireless print servers, though a few have recently added support for scanning and the printer’s other functions.
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Step 3 Connect the printer to the wireless print server via the USB cable. Connect the print server’s Ac adapter and turn the unit on.
Step 4 Connect an Ethernet cable between the wireless print server and your computer. This will be used for the initial setup only.
Step 5 Insert the CD supplied with the print server into your CD-Rom drive. Start the software if it does not start automatically. The application will walk you through the installation process, which includes setting the unit’s IP address, setting an access password, configuring it to connect to the wireless network, installing the drivers that allow the print server to use the printer and installing the print drivers on your computers.
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Step 12 Access the print server’s online configuration application to verify all settings by entering the IP address of the unit into a web browser, using the “http://192.168.0.2” format. Enter the administrator name and password.
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If the printer is blinking with a orange lights means that the printer is not connected to your wireless network. Some possible solutions:

Check the wireless connections (If you've restored your computer you have to set the wireless connections again)
Check the access point
Move your computer or printer to reach the access point
Try adjusting the antennas
Make sure the Key Web keys are correct.
You will find more help here:

http://images.lexmark.com/publications/pdfs/2007/6500/v4897402_en.pdf

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Another blinking situations (not wireless related)


If the printer is blinking in a slow mode, then the printer is in a sleep mode.

Do this:

1) Unplug the power cable from the wall outlet
2) Wait 10 seconds and plug the cable again
3) Press the power button to turn on your printer

This must be fixing the problem

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