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HP Officejet 6600, 6700 Printers - Wireless Printer Setup

This document is for the HP Officejet 6600 and 6700 Premium e-All-in-One printers.

Use the Wireless Setup Wizard from the printer control panel to set up your printer on a wireless network.

Setting up the printer for a wireless network with Windows 8

Gather wireless network items, connect to your wireless network, and then install the print driver and software.

Step 1: Prepare for installation

Before setting up the printer on your wireless network, gather the network name and password and make sure the router, printer, and computer are turned on.

  1. Gather the following items:

    • Network name: The network name is the SSID

    • Security passphrase (WEP key or WPA)

    • A computer that is connected to the wireless network

    • Internet access (recommended): HP recommends broadband Internet access such as cable or DSL

      NOTE: Internet access is not required for you to install your printer with a wireless connection. However, you do need Internet access to use Web Services, get printer updates, and to download drivers from the HP website.
    • Your wireless-capable printer: Place it close to the computer during the installation procedure

  2. Make sure that the printer, router, and computer are all turned on, and that the computer is connected to the same wireless network you want to connect the printer to.

  3. Disconnect any USB or Ethernet cable that is connected to the printer.

  4. Optional: If you previously installed the software for a USB connection and now want to change to a wireless network connection, follow these instructions to remove the USB installation before you continue.

    1. Right-click the Start button () or the lower left corner of the screen, and then click Search.

    2. In the Search box, type HP, and then click the icon for your printer. The printer software opens.

    3. Click Utilities, and then click Printer Setup & Software Selection.

    4. Click Convert a USB connected printer to wireless or Connect a new printer (the phrase differs depending on the version of software your computer is running).

    5. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish installing the software. Once the printer has been set up on the wireless network, there is no need to continue with the steps in this document.

Use an automated tool to help gather information

Use the HP Print and Scan Doctor tool to help you gather your network name (SSID) and password (WEP key or WPA passphrase), which are required during the installation to connect the printer to your wireless network.

HP provides a free tool called HP Print and Scan Doctor to diagnose and resolve printing problems. Download and run HP Print and Scan Doctor () to quickly and automatically perform several troubleshooting tasks known to resolve this issue. When this link is clicked, HP Print and Scan Doctor is downloaded using your Internet browser's download capabilities.

Step 2: Connect to the wireless network

From the printer control panel, use the Wireless Setup Wizard to set up your printer on your wireless network.

  1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer.

  2. Touch the Right Arrow () to display the second navigation screen.

  3. Touch Setup (), and then touch Network.

  4. Touch Wireless Setup Wizard, and then touch Continue. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks, and then displays them in a list.

  5. If necessary, touch the Down Arrow () to scroll through the network names until you find yours.

  6. Touch the name of your network, and then touch OK.

    If the list does not contain your network name, touch Refresh. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks again, and then displays them in another list. Check the list for your network.

    • If you still do not see your network name on the printer control panel, enter it manually.

      1. Touch the Down Arrow () until you see Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      2. Touch Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      3. On the on-screen keyboard, touch the appropriate letters and numbers to type the network name (SSID) into the Enter Network Name window.

        NOTE: Make sure you type the uppercase (capital) and lowercase (small) letters exactly. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      4. When you finish typing the new network name, touch OK.

      5. Touch Infrastructure Mode, and then touch WEP encryption or WPA encryption.

        If you do not want to use encryption (a security password), touch No encryption, and then go to the next step.

  7. If prompted, enter the WEP key or WPA key:

    • How to enter a WEP key or WPA key

      1. Find the WPA key or WEP key on the Network Diagnostic Utility.

      2. Touch the appropriate letters or numbers on the on-screen keyboard to type the key into the Enter Wireless Password window.

        NOTE: You must type the exact uppercase and lowercase letters. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      3. When you are finished entering the WEP key or WPA key, touch Done, and then touch OK to confirm.

        The printer attempts to connect to the network.

  8. Make sure the printer successfully connects to the network before continuing to the next step.

    NOTE: If a connection error message displays, make sure the network name and security key are correct, and then follow the prompts to enter the information again.

Step 3: Download and install the printer software

For the latest updates, HP recommends installing the most current version of the full feature printer software from the HP website.

NOTE: As an alternative method to downloading the software, you can use the installation CD.
  1. Turn on the printer.

  2. Disconnect the USB cable from the printer and the computer (if you already connected it). If the printer is connected to your network, leave it connected.

  3. Go to HP Customer Support - Software and Driver Downloads .

  4. Use one of the available methods to identify your printer model.

    The software and driver results page displays when the printer model is identified.

    Figure 1: Example of the Software and driver results page

    Image: Example of the Software and driver results window
  5. Check to see if your operating system is correctly identified. If your operating system is not correct, click Edit, select your operating system and version from the drop-down menus, and then click Update.

  6. Click Driver - Product Installation Software, and then click Download.

  7. If an HP Download and Install Assistant window displays, select Use HP Download and Install Assistant (Recommended) or Download only, and then click Next.

    Figure 2: Example of the HP Download and Install Assistant window

    Image: Example of the HP Download and Install Assistant window
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to save the driver to your computer.

  9. If you used the Download only method, open or run the driver file, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.

Setting up the printer for a wireless network with Windows 7

Gather wireless network items, connect to your wireless network, and then install the print driver and software.

Step 1: Prepare for installation

Before setting up the printer on your wireless network, gather the network name and password and make sure the router, printer, and computer are turned on.

  1. Gather the following items:

    • Network name: The network name is the SSID

    • Security passphrase (WEP key or WPA)

    • A computer that is connected to the wireless network

    • Internet access (recommended): HP recommends broadband Internet access such as cable or DSL

      NOTE: Internet access is not required for you to install your printer with a wireless connection. However, you do need Internet access to use Web Services, get printer updates, and to download drivers from the HP website.
    • Your wireless-capable printer: Place it close to the computer during the installation procedure

  2. Make sure that the printer, router, and computer are all turned on, and that the computer is connected to the same wireless network you want to connect the printer to.

  3. Disconnect any USB or Ethernet cable that is connected to the printer.

  4. Optional: If you previously installed the software for a USB connection and now want to change to a wireless network connection, follow these instructions to remove the USB installation before you continue.

    1. Click the Windows icon (), click All Programs, click HP, click the folder for your printer, and then click the icon for your printer. The printer software opens.

    2. Click Printer Setup & Software Selection.

    3. Click Convert a USB connected printer to wireless or Connect a new printer (the phrase differs depending on the version of software your computer is running).

    4. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the printer on a wireless network. Once the printer has been set up on the wireless network, there is no need to continue with the steps in this document.

Use an automated tool to help gather information

Use the HP Print and Scan Doctor tool to help you gather your network name (SSID) and password (WEP key or WPA passphrase), which are required during the installation to connect the printer to your wireless network.

HP provides a free tool called HP Print and Scan Doctor to diagnose and resolve printing problems. Download and run HP Print and Scan Doctor () to quickly and automatically perform several troubleshooting tasks known to resolve this issue. When this link is clicked, HP Print and Scan Doctor is downloaded using your Internet browser's download capabilities.

Step 2: Connect to the wireless network

From the printer control panel, use the Wireless Setup Wizard to set up your printer on your wireless network.

  1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer.

  2. Touch the Right Arrow () to display the second navigation screen.

  3. Touch Setup (), and then touch Network.

  4. Touch Wireless Setup Wizard, and then touch Continue. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks, and then displays them in a list.

  5. If necessary, touch the Down Arrow () to scroll through the network names until you find yours.

  6. Touch the name of your network, and then touch OK.

    If the list does not contain your network name, touch Refresh. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks again, and then displays them in another list. Check the list for your network.

    • If you still do not see your network name on the printer control panel, enter it manually.

      1. Touch the Down Arrow () until you see Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      2. Touch Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      3. On the on-screen keyboard, touch the appropriate letters and numbers to type the network name (SSID) into the Enter Network Name window.

        NOTE: Make sure you type the uppercase (capital) and lowercase (small) letters exactly. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      4. When you finish typing the new network name, touch OK.

      5. Touch Infrastructure Mode, and then touch WEP encryption or WPA encryption.

        If you do not want to use encryption (a security password), touch No encryption, and then go to the next step.

  7. If prompted, enter the WEP key or WPA key:

    • How to enter a WEP key or WPA key

      1. Find the WPA key or WEP key on the Network Diagnostic Utility.

      2. Touch the appropriate letters or numbers on the on-screen keyboard to type the key into the Enter Wireless Password window.

        NOTE: You must type the exact uppercase and lowercase letters. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      3. When you are finished entering the WEP key or WPA key, touch Done, and then touch OK to confirm.

        The printer attempts to connect to the network.

  8. Make sure the printer successfully connects to the network before continuing to the next step.

    NOTE: If a connection error message displays, make sure the network name and security key are correct, and then follow the prompts to enter the information again.

Step 3: Install the printer software

For the latest updates, HP recommends installing the most current version of your printer’s full feature software from the HP website.

NOTE: As an alternative method to downloading the software, you can use the installation CD.
  1. Turn on the printer.

  2. Disconnect the USB cable from the printer and the computer (if you already connected it). If the printer is connected to your network, leave it connected.

  3. Go to HP Customer Support - Software and Driver Downloads .

  4. Use one of the available methods to identify your printer model.

    The software and driver results page displays when the printer model is identified.

    Figure 3: Example of the Software and driver results page

    Image: Example of the Software and driver results window
  5. Check to see if your operating system is correctly identified. If your operating system is not correct, click Edit, select your operating system and version from the drop-down menus, and then click Update.

  6. Click Driver - Product Installation Software, and then click Download.

  7. If an HP Download and Install Assistant window displays, select Use HP Download and Install Assistant (Recommended) or Download only, and then click Next.

    Figure 4: Example of the HP Download and Install Assistant window

    Image: Example of the HP Download and Install Assistant window
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to save the driver to your computer.

  9. If you used the Download only method, open or run the driver file, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.

Setting up the printer for a wireless network with Windows Vista

Gather wireless network items, connect to your wireless network, and then install the print driver and software.

Step 1: Prepare for installation

Before setting up the printer on your wireless network, gather the network name and password and make sure the router, printer, and computer are turned on.

  1. Gather the following items:

    • Network name: The network name is the SSID

    • Security passphrase (WEP key or WPA)

    • A computer that is connected to the wireless network

    • Internet access (recommended): HP recommends broadband Internet access such as cable or DSL

      NOTE: Internet access is not required for you to install your printer with a wireless connection. However, you do need Internet access to use Web Services, get printer updates, and to download drivers from the HP website.
    • Your wireless-capable printer: Place it close to the computer during the installation procedure

  2. Make sure that the printer, router, and computer are all turned on, and that the computer is connected to the same wireless network you want to connect the printer to.

  3. Disconnect any USB or Ethernet cable that is connected to the printer.

  4. Optional: If you previously installed the software for a USB connection and now want to change to a wireless network connection, follow these instructions to remove the USB installation before you continue.

    1. Click the Windows icon (), click All Programs, click HP, click the folder for your printer, and then click the icon for your printer. The printer software opens.

    2. Click Printer Setup & Software Selection.

    3. Click Convert a USB connected printer to wireless or Connect a new printer (the phrase differs depending on the version of software your computer is running).

    4. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the printer on your wireless network. Once the printer has been set up on the wireless network, there is no need to continue with the steps in this document.

Use an automated tool to help gather information

Use the HP Print and Scan Doctor tool to help you gather your network name (SSID) and password (WEP key or WPA passphrase), which are required during the installation to connect the printer to your wireless network.

HP provides a free tool called HP Print and Scan Doctor to diagnose and resolve printing problems. Download and run HP Print and Scan Doctor () to quickly and automatically perform several troubleshooting tasks known to resolve this issue. When this link is clicked, HP Print and Scan Doctor is downloaded using your Internet browser's download capabilities.

Step 2: Connect to the wireless network

From the printer control panel, use the Wireless Setup Wizard to set up your printer on your wireless network.

  1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer.

  2. Touch the Right Arrow () to display the second navigation screen.

  3. Touch Setup (), and then touch Network.

  4. Touch Wireless Setup Wizard, and then touch Continue. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks, and then displays them in a list.

  5. If necessary, touch the Down Arrow () to scroll through the network names until you find yours.

  6. Touch the name of your network, and then touch OK.

    If the list does not contain your network name, touch Refresh. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks again, and then displays them in another list. Check the list for your network.

    • If you still do not see your network name on the printer control panel, enter it manually.

      1. Touch the Down Arrow () until you see Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      2. Touch Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      3. On the on-screen keyboard, touch the appropriate letters and numbers to type the network name (SSID) into the Enter Network Name window.

        NOTE: Make sure you type the uppercase (capital) and lowercase (small) letters exactly. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      4. When you finish typing the new network name, touch OK.

      5. Touch Infrastructure Mode, and then touch WEP encryption or WPA encryption.

        If you do not want to use encryption (a security password), touch No encryption, and then go to the next step.

  7. If prompted, enter the WEP key or WPA key:

    • How to enter a WEP key or WPA key

      1. Find the WPA key or WEP key on the Network Diagnostic Utility.

      2. Touch the appropriate letters or numbers on the on-screen keyboard to type the key into the Enter Wireless Password window.

        NOTE: You must type the exact uppercase and lowercase letters. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      3. When you are finished entering the WEP key or WPA key, touch Done, and then touch OK to confirm.

        The printer attempts to connect to the network.

  8. Make sure the printer successfully connects to the network before continuing to the next step.

    NOTE: If a connection error message displays, make sure the network name and security key are correct, and then follow the prompts to enter the information again.

Step 3: Download and install the printer software

For the latest updates, HP recommends installing the most current version of your printer’s full feature software from the HP website.

NOTE: As an alternative method to downloading the software, you can use the installation CD.
  1. Turn on the printer.

  2. Disconnect the USB cable from the printer and the computer (if you already connected it). If the printer is connected to your network, leave it connected.

  3. Go to HP Customer Support - Software and Driver Downloads .

  4. Use one of the available methods to identify your printer model.

    The software and driver results page displays when the printer model is identified.

    Figure 5: Example of the Software and driver results page

    Image: Example of the Software and driver results window
  5. Check to see if your operating system is correctly identified. If your operating system is not correct, click Edit, select your operating system and version from the drop-down menus, and then click Update.

  6. Click Driver - Product Installation Software, and then click Download.

  7. If an HP Download and Install Assistant window displays, select Use HP Download and Install Assistant (Recommended) or Download only, and then click Next.

    Figure 6: Example of the HP Download and Install Assistant window

    Image: Example of the HP Download and Install Assistant window
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to save the driver to your computer.

  9. If you used the Download only method, open or run the driver file, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.

Setting up the printer for a wireless network with Windows XP

Gather wireless network items, connect to your wireless network, and then install the print driver and software.

Step 1: Prepare for installation

Before setting up the printer on your wireless network, gather the network name and password and make sure the router, printer, and computer are turned on.

  1. Gather the following items:

    • Network name: The network name is the SSID

    • Security passphrase (WEP key or WPA)

    • A computer that is connected to the wireless network

    • Internet access (recommended): HP recommends broadband Internet access such as cable or DSL

      NOTE: Internet access is not required for you to install your printer with a wireless connection. However, you do need Internet access to use Web Services, get printer updates, and to download drivers from the HP website.
    • Your wireless-capable printer: Place it close to the computer during the installation procedure

  2. Make sure that the printer, router, and computer are all turned on, and that the computer is connected to the same wireless network you want to connect the printer to.

  3. Disconnect any USB or Ethernet cable that is connected to the printer.

  4. Optional: If you previously installed the software for a USB connection and now want to change to a wireless network connection, follow these instructions to remove the USB installation before you continue.

    1. Click Start (), click All Programs, click HP, click the folder for your printer, and then click the icon for your printer. The printer software opens.

    2. Click Printer Setup & Software Selection.

    3. Click Convert a USB connected printer to wireless or Connect a new printer (the phrase differs depending on the version of software your computer is running).

    4. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the printer on your wireless network. Once the printer has been set up on the wireless network, there is no need to continue with the steps in this document.

Use an automated tool to help gather information

Use the HP Print and Scan Doctor tool to help you gather your network name (SSID) and password (WEP key or WPA passphrase), which are required during the installation to connect the printer to your wireless network.

HP provides a free tool called HP Print and Scan Doctor to diagnose and resolve printing problems. Download and run HP Print and Scan Doctor () to quickly and automatically perform several troubleshooting tasks known to resolve this issue. When this link is clicked, HP Print and Scan Doctor is downloaded using your Internet browser's download capabilities.

Step 2: Connect to the wireless network

From the printer control panel, use the Wireless Setup Wizard to set up your printer on your wireless network.

  1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer.

  2. Touch the Right Arrow () to display the second navigation screen.

  3. Touch Setup (), and then touch Network.

  4. Touch Wireless Setup Wizard, and then touch Continue. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks, and then displays them in a list.

  5. If necessary, touch the Down Arrow () to scroll through the network names until you find yours.

  6. Touch the name of your network, and then touch OK.

    If the list does not contain your network name, touch Refresh. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks again, and then displays them in another list. Check the list for your network.

    • If you still do not see your network name on the printer control panel, enter it manually.

      1. Touch the Down Arrow () until you see Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      2. Touch Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      3. On the on-screen keyboard, touch the appropriate letters and numbers to type the network name (SSID) into the Enter Network Name window.

        NOTE: Make sure you type the uppercase (capital) and lowercase (small) letters exactly. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      4. When you finish typing the new network name, touch OK.

      5. Touch Infrastructure Mode, and then touch WEP encryption or WPA encryption.

        If you do not want to use encryption (a security password), touch No encryption, and then go to the next step.

  7. If prompted, enter the WEP key or WPA key:

    • How to enter a WEP key or WPA key

      1. Find the WPA key or WEP key on the Network Diagnostic Utility.

      2. Touch the appropriate letters or numbers on the on-screen keyboard to type the key into the Enter Wireless Password window.

        NOTE: You must type the exact uppercase and lowercase letters. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      3. When you are finished entering the WEP key or WPA key, touch Done, and then touch OK to confirm.

        The printer attempts to connect to the network.

  8. Make sure the printer successfully connects to the network before continuing to the next step.

    NOTE: If a connection error message displays, make sure the network name and security key are correct, and then follow the prompts to enter the information again.

Step 3: Download and install the printer software

For the latest updates, HP recommends installing the most current version of your printer’s full feature software from the HP website.

NOTE: As an alternative method to downloading the software, you can use the installation CD.
  1. Turn on the printer.

  2. Disconnect the USB cable from the printer and the computer (if you already connected it). If the printer is connected to your network, leave it connected.

  3. Go to HP Customer Support - Software and Driver Downloads .

  4. Use one of the available methods to identify your printer model.

    The software and driver results page displays when the printer model is identified.

    Figure 7: Example of the Software and driver results page

    Image: Example of the Software and driver results window
  5. Check to see if your operating system is correctly identified. If your operating system is not correct, click Edit, select your operating system and version from the drop-down menus, and then click Update.

  6. Click Driver - Product Installation Software, and then click Download.

  7. If an HP Download and Install Assistant window displays, select Use HP Download and Install Assistant (Recommended) or Download only, and then click Next.

    Figure 8: Example of the HP Download and Install Assistant window

    Image: Example of the HP Download and Install Assistant window
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to save the driver to your computer.

  9. If you used the Download only method, open or run the driver file, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.

Setting up the printer for a wireless network with OS X

Gather wireless network items, connect to your wireless network, and then install the print driver and software on your Mac running OS X v10.10 Yosemite, OS X v10.9 Mavericks, OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X v10.7 Lion, OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard, or OS X v10.5 Leopard.

  • If you have not already installed your printer, follow the Set up the printer with a wireless connection steps.

  • If you want to change an existing connection type to a wireless network connection, follow the Change an existing USB or wired (Ethernet) connection to a wireless connection steps.

Set up the printer with a wireless connection

Gather network settings, connected the printer to your network with the Wireless Setup Wizard, and then install the print driver and software.

Step 1: Prepare for installation

Before setting up the printer on your wireless network, gather the network name and password and make sure the router, printer, and computer are turned on.

  1. Make sure that you have the following requirements before you begin:

    • Network name: The network name is the SSID (Service Set Identifier).

    • WEP key or WPA security passphrase.

      NOTE: If you are using WPA with wireless N, make sure that your router is set to AES. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
    • A computer that is connected to the wireless network.

    • Internet access. HP recommends broadband Internet access such as cable or DSL.

    • Your wireless-capable HP product. Place it close to the computer during the installation procedure.

    • A USB cable (used only during installation).

    • Administrator privileges or password.

  2. Make sure that the product, access point, and computer are all turned on, and that the computer is connecting to the wireless network.

  3. Exit all applications running on your computer.

Step 2: Connect to the wireless network

From the printer control panel, use the Wireless Setup Wizard to set up your printer on your wireless network.

  1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer.

  2. Touch the Right Arrow () to display the second navigation screen.

  3. Touch Setup (), and then touch Network.

  4. Touch Wireless Setup Wizard, and then touch Continue. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks, and then displays them in a list.

  5. If necessary, touch the Down Arrow () to scroll through the network names until you find yours.

  6. Touch the name of your network, and then touch OK.

    If the list does not contain your network name, touch Refresh. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks again, and then displays them in another list. Check the list for your network.

    • If you still do not see your network name on the printer control panel, enter it manually.

      1. Touch the Down Arrow () until you see Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      2. Touch Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      3. On the on-screen keyboard, touch the appropriate letters and numbers to type the network name (SSID) into the Enter Network Name window.

        NOTE: Make sure you type the uppercase (capital) and lowercase (small) letters exactly. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      4. When you finish typing the new network name, touch OK.

      5. Touch Infrastructure Mode, and then touch WEP encryption or WPA encryption.

        If you do not want to use encryption (a security password), touch No encryption, and then go to the next step.

  7. If prompted, enter the WEP key or WPA key:

    • How to enter a WEP key or WPA key

      1. Find the WPA key or WEP key on the Network Diagnostic Utility.

      2. Touch the appropriate letters or numbers on the on-screen keyboard to type the key into the Enter Wireless Password window.

        NOTE: You must type the exact uppercase and lowercase letters. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      3. When you are finished entering the WEP key or WPA key, touch Done, and then touch OK to confirm.

        The printer attempts to connect to the network.

  8. Make sure the printer successfully connects to the network before continuing to the next step.

    NOTE: If a connection error message displays, make sure the network name and security key are correct, and then follow the prompts to enter the information again.

Step 3: Download and install the printer software

For the latest updates, HP recommends installing the most current version of your printer’s full feature software from the HP website.

NOTE: Older HP software might not be compatible with OS X 10.7 Lion. Do not try to install software that supports earlier versions of the Mac operating system, either from the original printer CD or from HP Software & Driver Downloads.
  1. Turn on the printer.

  2. Disconnect the USB cable from the printer and the computer (if you already connected it). If the printer is connected to your network, leave it connected.

  3. Go to HP Customer Support - Software and Driver Downloads .

  4. Use one of the available methods to identify your printer model.

    The software and driver results page displays when the printer model is identified.

    Figure 9: Example of the Software and driver results page

    Image: Example of the Software and driver results window
  5. Check to see if your operating system is correctly identified. If your operating system is not correct, click Edit, select your operating system and version from the drop-down menus, and then click Update.

  6. Click Driver - Product Installation Software, and then click Download.

  7. If an HP Download and Install Assistant window displays, select Use HP Download and Install Assistant (Recommended) or Download only, and then click Next.

    Figure 10: Example of the HP Download and Install Assistant window

    Image: Example of the HP Download and Install Assistant window
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to save the driver to your computer.

  9. If you used the Download only method, open or run the driver file, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.

Change an existing USB or wired (Ethernet) connection to a wireless connection

To change your printer's current connection type to a wireless connection with Bonjour, the printer software or the in-OS driver must be installed.

Step 1: Connect to the wireless network

From the printer control panel, use the Wireless Setup Wizard to set up your printer on your wireless network.

  1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer.

  2. Touch the Right Arrow () to display the second navigation screen.

  3. Touch Setup (), and then touch Network.

  4. Touch Wireless Setup Wizard, and then touch Continue. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks, and then displays them in a list.

  5. If necessary, touch the Down Arrow () to scroll through the network names until you find yours.

  6. Touch the name of your network, and then touch OK.

    If the list does not contain your network name, touch Refresh. The Wireless Setup Wizard searches for networks again, and then displays them in another list. Check the list for your network.

    • If you still do not see your network name on the printer control panel, enter it manually.

      1. Touch the Down Arrow () until you see Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      2. Touch Enter New Network Name (SSID).

      3. On the on-screen keyboard, touch the appropriate letters and numbers to type the network name (SSID) into the Enter Network Name window.

        NOTE: Make sure you type the uppercase (capital) and lowercase (small) letters exactly. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      4. When you finish typing the new network name, touch OK.

      5. Touch Infrastructure Mode, and then touch WEP encryption or WPA encryption.

        If you do not want to use encryption (a security password), touch No encryption, and then go to the next step.

  7. If prompted, enter the WEP key or WPA key:

    • How to enter a WEP key or WPA key

      1. Find the WPA key or WEP key on the Network Diagnostic Utility.

      2. Touch the appropriate letters or numbers on the on-screen keyboard to type the key into the Enter Wireless Password window.

        NOTE: You must type the exact uppercase and lowercase letters. Otherwise, the wireless connection fails.
      3. When you are finished entering the WEP key or WPA key, touch Done, and then touch OK to confirm.

        The printer attempts to connect to the network.

  8. Make sure the printer successfully connects to the network before continuing to the next step.

    NOTE: If a connection error message displays, make sure the network name and security key are correct, and then follow the prompts to enter the information again.

Step 2: Add your printer to the printers list

Remove and re-add the printer to confirm communication with the Mac.

  1. Click the Apple menu (), and then click System Preferences. The System Preferences window opens.

  2. Click Print & Fax, Printers & Scanners, or Print & Scan.

  3. In the Printers section, click the name of your printer, and then click the Minus Sign () to remove the printer from the list.

  4. Disconnect the USB or Ethernet cable from the printer.

  5. Once the printer is removed, click the Plus Sign (), select your printer from the list of Bonjour devices, and then click Add.

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