ELECT THE WIRELESS PORT
If you have previously set up your printer as a locally attached printer, then you may need to select the wireless
printer to use the printer wirelessly.
, or click Start and then click Run.
In the Start Search or Run box, type control printers.
Press Enter, or click OK.
The printer folder opens.
Right-click the printer, and then select Properties from the menu.
Click the Ports tab.
Locate the selected port. The selected port has a check beside it in the Port column.
If the Description column of the selected port indicates that it is a USB port, scroll through the list and select
the port with Printer Port in the Description column. Check the printer model in the Printer column to make
sure you select the right printer port.
Click OK, and then try to print again.
Wi-Fi indicator light is still orange
When the Wi-Fi indicator light is orange, it may indicate that the printer is:
Not configured in infrastructure mode
Waiting to make an ad hoc connection to another wireless device
The printer may be unable to join the network because of interference, its distance from the wireless access point
(wireless router), or until its settings are changed.
These are possible solutions. Try one or more of the following:
HECK NETWORK NAME
Make sure your network does not have the same name as another network near you. For example, if you and your
neighbor both use a manufacturer's default network name, your printer could be connecting to your neighbor's
If you are not using a unique network name, consult the documentation for your wireless access point (wireless
router) to learn how to set a network name.
If you set a new network name, you must reset the printer and computer SSID to the same network name.
HECK SECURITY KEYS
If you are using WEP security
A valid WEP key is:
Exactly 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters. Hexadecimal characters are A–F, a–f, and 0–9.
Exactly 5 or 13 ASCII characters. ASCII characters are letters, numbers, and symbols found on a keyboard.