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Brother MFC 7840 w We can't get it to pick up our wireless network. This is the second one we have had, the first worked straight away.

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I had the same problem after setting up password etc. Power off and on your wireless router. This worked for me. After doing so, the laptop found the printer immediately.

Hope this works for you.
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Hello,

Does your wireless network require a password? Does your network broadcast SSID?

Here is a site with information on your printer.
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us/en/model_top/monolasermfc/mfc7840w_all.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=mfc7840w_all

Specifically you may want to look at this link http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public/us/us/en/faq/faq_list.html?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=mfc7840w_all&Cat=8 and check the Wireless Network section for further info.

Thanks

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