Set up the device for wireless communication (some
You can set up the device for wireless communication in the following ways:
Ad hoc wireless
Device control panel (recommended)
NOTE: If you encounter problems, see
Solve wireless problems
Make sure the device is not connected to the network by a network cable.
The sending device must have built-in 802.11 capabilities or an 802.11 wireless
The device and the computers that use it must be on the same subnet.
Before installing the device software, you may wish to find out the settings of your
network. Obtain the information from your system administrators, or complete the
Obtain your network's network name or Service Set Identifier (SSID) and
communication mode (infrastructure or ad hoc) from the configuration utility for the
network's wireless access point (WAP) or the computer's network card.
Find out the type of encryption your network uses, such as Wired Equivalent
Find out the security password or encryption key of the wireless device.
This section contains the following topics:
Understand 802.11 wireless network settings
To set up wireless communication using the installer (Windows)
To set up wireless communication using the installer (Mac OS X)
To set up wireless communication using the device control panel with wireless
Connect the device using an ad hoc wireless network connection
To turn off wireless communication
Configure your firewall to work with HP devices
Change the connection method
Guidelines for ensuring wireless network security