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Cannot get an ip address from router, I have a Brother 2170w. I have connected with cable to router still can not find printer over my network.

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You will need to turn on the option to share the printer, then you will be able to print on any computer with this printer. To do this you will need to do the following:
Click on start
Devices and printers
Right click on your default printer and click on open
Click on the tab that says sharing
Put a check mark in the box next to share this printer
click apply and ok and attempt to print again
You should be good to go!
Hope this helps

Posted on Oct 24, 2010

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SOURCE: brother network printer shows tcp/ip disabled

Download the software/driver package from Brother and do a clean install. You have to set it up first (best to do using LAN/wired connection initially).

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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SOURCE: No IP address on Brother Printer

Hi, I am assuming that it works whn it is connected directly to your system, as you told that you got your printer replaced. And as you may know that connecting through CAT5 cable is the RECOMEND way..but thats what every1 else tell. So now, the 1st doubt that comes in my mind is about the OS you are using. The model you are using is compatible with Windows, Mac & Linux.
The 2nd possibility rises have you installed the appropriate driver for the printer you are willing to use and check your wireless settings too.
Now the 3rd possibility is that maybe there is something wrong with your router. Maybe you should make sure that the router is working properly.

Posted on Nov 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Brother printer and Neygear router wireless connection bad.

Had the same issue. Change the router wireless security settings from TKIP to AES algorithms. This did the trick for me.

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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SOURCE: HP laserjet 2015dn IP address problem

please do not assign dynamic IP on the network printer. give a static IP on it base on your network config. and also, please do assign all you computers on the network with static IP's so that every time they boot there will be no IP conflict or problem on the network connection.

Posted on Mar 05, 2010

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SOURCE: we just got two brother hl 2170w printers from a

hi there, this should work for you:

When you disconnect an Ethernet cable from the printer, wireless network will be enabled.
On the other hand, when the Ethernet cable is connected to the printer, wired network is enabled.

If you press the Go button for approx. 13 seconds, the network setting page will be printed out. Then release the Go button, wired network will be switched to wireless network even if the Ethernet cable is still connected.

You can then verify your network settings and change between wired and wireless setups.

Posted on Apr 16, 2010

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I fixed the drum and error light but i still can't print


http://mycomputerbytes.wordpress.com/2011/11/16/reset-brother-hl-2170w-network-settings/
If printing via network and you have not set a static (meaning it doesn't change) ip setting for your printer, then your ip address may have changed. IF this is the case, http://mikebeach.org/2011/03/02/assigning-the-brother-hl-2170w-a-static-ip-address/
Also, have you updated your printer driver? Be sure to go to control panel, device manager, printer, and then uninstall before installing new driver. Also, uninstall/remove the printer.
http://support.brother.com/g/b/downloadtop.aspx?c=us&lang=en&prod=hl2170w_all
Hope this helps.

Jun 03, 2014 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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:unable to print the wireless printer hl2170w


This is one of the common connectivity issues marring the benefits of having a wireless printer. In this situation your printer will not print when connected wirelessly but would need you to set it up with your system using a USB cable. Try resetting the IP of your system to what is mentioned in the printer and in case there is a router connecting your printer and system then use the IP address of router and put it in your system. This should help you fix this printer issue.

Apr 06, 2011 | Brother HL-2170W Mono Laser Printer

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Can not connect to personal Wi-Fi network


This instruction is to setup Brother Laser printer 2170W in windows 7
Turn off Windows Firewall
To reset the printer:
Turn off the printer.
Press and hold the Go Button in front, at the same time turn on the printer from the right side. You will see three lights(Error, Drum, Toner) turn on. Release the Go button. The light is not blue and is off.
Now, Press the Go button 7 times. Wait for some seconds.
The three lights will turn on and off by themselves. The printer warms up and then stops.
Connect the ethernet cable to the wireless router and the printer
in the browser type:
http://192.168.1.1
It shows the device connected and its ip address.
Close the browser and open new browser
on your internet browser type in http://(ip address that you see as device)
click on "Network configuration"
user: admin
Password: access
click on "configure interface". Change it to "Auto Switching" Click OK
You are back in "Network configuration"
click on Configure wireless
Make sure it is "Infrastructure" and the "channel" is correct.
Also "Authentization Method" should be "open system"
Choose your encryption method
type in your password in "hexadecimal format" and click "submit".
If your password is ascii change it to hexadecimal with an online converter
Follow the instructions.
Wait until it prints the papers.
When it tells you to remove the ethernet cable, Do not remove.
Wait until printing is done. Turn off the printer and remove the cable. Turn on printer.
Now Print the printer status:
click on the Go button once to wake up the printer.
Now click on the Go button 3 times. Wait! it will print 4 pages.
Look at the last page
you will see the IP address of the printer.
go to your browser and type in http://( new ip address that you see on last page)
The last step is again in the "configure wireless" to "configure TCP/IP"
choose something like 192.168.1.198 the last 3 digits should be a high number. Close browser.
Now put in the CD and install the wireless Driver only. All Done!
Turn ON Windows Firewall

Jun 23, 2010 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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After 4 hours struggling with Brother hotline agents to enable wireless printing, we finally set the IP Adress manually. Bad news is that that IP is out of the numerical range of my router. Now I am...


suggest you connect a pc directly to the printer via ethernet cable or network switch with the computer temporarily having its ip address changed to what ever the printer ip address range was.
Then run bradmin and change the printers ip address to the router's range suggest a high ip address not sure what you are using but 192.168.1.250 or it might need 10.0.0.250 what is the router using. May need to change dhcp server to lease only to 249
to be safe.
Then when you have changed the ip address fix the ip address of the computer and then reconnect it all back the way it was

Jul 08, 2017 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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We just got two brother hl 2170w printers from a lab across campus, they were configured for a wireless connection and now we are trying to connect them to the network via a wired connection. the test page...


hi there, this should work for you:

When you disconnect an Ethernet cable from the printer, wireless network will be enabled.
On the other hand, when the Ethernet cable is connected to the printer, wired network is enabled.

If you press the Go button for approx. 13 seconds, the network setting page will be printed out. Then release the Go button, wired network will be switched to wireless network even if the Ethernet cable is still connected.

You can then verify your network settings and change between wired and wireless setups.

Apr 16, 2010 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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IP address


Hello,

If you lose the IP address you can reset the network card.

Since the machine no longer has an IP address, you MUST be connected with a network cable.

1. Turn the power off
2. Press and hold the "go" button (the blue one on the front)
3. While holding the Go button, turn the power back on.
4. Keep holding the Go button until all 4 lights are on.
5. Release the "Go" button and press it 7 times quickly.

This will reset the network card and you should get a proper wired LAN IP address.

Thanks,

Pat

Mar 31, 2010 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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Brother 2170W "fails to associate"


Have you tried the SecureEasySetup method of connecting your HL-2170W to your wireless network?

Basically, it involves no wires:

1) Press the wireless setup button on the back of your printer (you may need to use a pen or pointed object)

2) Press the SecureEasySetup button on your router

3) Let the two sort it out - Green Go button on printer indicates success.

A complete guide for using the SecureEasySetup for your brother model:

Brother SecureEasySetup Method

I hope this helps!

Jan 26, 2010 | Brother HL-2170W Mono Laser Printer

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No IP address on Brother Printer


Hi, I am assuming that it works whn it is connected directly to your system, as you told that you got your printer replaced. And as you may know that connecting through CAT5 cable is the RECOMEND way..but thats what every1 else tell. So now, the 1st doubt that comes in my mind is about the OS you are using. The model you are using is compatible with Windows, Mac & Linux.
The 2nd possibility rises have you installed the appropriate driver for the printer you are willing to use and check your wireless settings too.
Now the 3rd possibility is that maybe there is something wrong with your router. Maybe you should make sure that the router is working properly.

Nov 26, 2009 | Brother HL-2170W Laser Printer

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Can't figure out how to connect my printer to the "network"... hope I'm using the right terms. Had it all set up to a dlink wireless router with a modem and had to disconnect it all to resolve another...


connect a lan wire from router to printer
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find out ip
pls add static ip address on the pc(printer and pc should be in one network)
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Brother printer and Neygear router wireless connection bad.


Had the same issue. Change the router wireless security settings from TKIP to AES algorithms. This did the trick for me.

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