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Basically I followed the directions on the www. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. I have no way resetting the printer or getting into the options. I am going to have to buy a new printer. I did add WPS device via the router set up page. Message 4 of 8.

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Connecting HP Photosmart C4780 Printer for wireless scanning?

I have spent hours trying to get it hooked up to my wireless network time machine with phohosmart results. I then reran HP’s software for adding a device to my PC.

Check the router band setting: Accept or allow any firewall messages that display during the printer software download and installation. I connected my Mac to the wifi name of my Apple Router.

HP Photosmart C Printers – Wireless Printer Setup (Windows) | HP® Customer Support

December 16th, If you install your driver within one to two hours after you first set up the printer, you might see a Yes, send my wireless settings to the printer recommended option during the installation. I went to www. We are glad to know that you resolved your issue.


You will need to connect first with USB and then pohtosmart the wireless after that. So any suggestions on how to get a SSID on the printer.

The network name is the SSID.

Your printer is likely supported through Apple Software Update, and you do not need to download anything from a website in order to print, scan, or fax. If your printer is listedremove and re-add the printer to confirm communication and to make sure the correct driver is used.

Check for obstructions between the printer and the router: Can I set up the wireless connection if I already installed the HP software and driver? This printer does not have a wireless wizard build into the front panel instead we would typically connect a USB cable from the printer to the computer and run the setup assistant. Check Bonjour compatibility on the router: If this method does not display, you can connect to the wireless network with a temporary USB connection.

Make sure the 2. At this point it said I was set up perfectly and I could connect and see ink levels but still not print. This required opening up a terminal and running the setup through that.

If you need to change the operating system, click Changeselect your version, and then click Change. In reply to Gene Friel’s post on May 27, Works like a charm. How do I scan with the built-in driver? I have no way resetting the printer or getting into the options.


On the printer control panel, press the button next to Scanand then press the button next to Wireless Menu. Once you’ve downloaded the newest version it will start the setup. So please make sure that your Mac has access to the Network: Nov 19, Which may be a while considering I get no allowance and I don’t have a job -Matt. It’s important not to have the printer connected to the computer at this point. I did add WPS device via the router set up page. Many HP printers have a wireless setup wizard tool available on the printer control panel network or wireless settings menus.

HP recommends this network setup method if it displays.

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