Purchased a new HP Officejet Pro 8600 wireless printer. Hooked it up directly to my pc computer and not using wireless option at this time. My wife has a lap top with a modom to my computer. She has access to internet through my computer. How do I get her laptop to connect to my new printer. It was connected to my old HP printer. I have windows and a Dell computer. XXXXX XXXXX
Make: HP Officejet Pro 8600
Model: 3 in 1
Just tried finding where I go for this type of home networking. Went to control center.
Hello, I am Engineer John C., I will be your expert today.What's the brand and model of your wireless router?Please click the "Reply to expert" button below to let me know.Thank you.
Router=Belkin Version 1444 wireless. 2AGHZ 802-11G
OK. What Windows do you have in your computer? And which version on your wife's laptop?
I have Windows 7 Home Premium 2009 and my wife's laptop is Windows XP 2002
Please follow the steps below from your wife's computer with Windows XP:1- Make sure the printer is turned on2- On your Windows XP computer, click Start3- Then click Control Panel, and then "Printers"4- Now click "Add a printer" on the left5- Click Next6- Select "A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer"7- Click Next8- Select "Browse for a printer" and click Next9- Select your printer and click Next10- Follow the prompts to finish the installation11- Wait 60 seconds, then try to printDoes it work?.
Step 8-went to Browers clicked next
Step 9. Options I had were: Microsoft windows network, MS Home, Jan, Workgroup.
Above that it said select one and then had a space for Printer___________. I put in HP Officejet Pro 8600 for each of my options. Card came up with red X and stated that windows cannot connect to the printer-could be lost to server or wrong name.
Printer information: Status=Doc waiting.
Can't get past 9
where do I go from here as I can't get past your #9 on your list. I have explained as much as I can.
Why don't I get a response to May 12, 2012 at 6:02 PM EST?
Hello Jim, I apologize for the very long delay.The printer needs to know the name and the password XX your wireless network. In order to configure it, please follow all the steps found on link below:Click here -----> http://goo.gl/FlpcQSelect your Windows version and then follow all the steps found there.Please note I do NOT work for HP so please do NOT leave me a negative feedback in case you are not satisfied with them. Thank youJohn C.Computer Science Engineer