Procedure of setting up Brother® HL-2170W printer
What are the different ways to setup Brother HL-2170W printer?
Printers are devices which will produce a hard copy of data and the information present on the system in electronic form. Brother HL-2170W is a multifunctional printer with excellent features. It supports fast text document printing, and it is available at an affordable price. It is a monochrome laser printer with an attractive design. It also consists of 802.11b/g wireless function. It requires 32MB of internal memory, which helps to queue more documents at one time and for connecting the printer, Brother HL-2170W has three option such as USB 2.0, 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet, and wireless 802.11 b/g. Brother HL-2170W can easily be setup and it performs well at low costs.
Different ways to setup Brother HL-2170W and ways to fix difficulties in setting it up properly:
- Different ways to setup Brother HL-2170W
- Set the proper IP address
- Check hardware compatibility
Different ways to setup Brother HL-2170W
Install Brother HL-2170W and restart the computer. Then go to Control Panel and select 'Printers and Faxes'. Then a pop up list will open which contains all the printers that are currently connected to the computer. Select the printer for sharing, and then click "Share This Printer". Then you can setup Brother HL-2170W for sharing. First, you need to ensure that the computers are of same group.
Set the proper IP address
You need to set the IP address of a printer attached to a network either through a built-in factory installed network interface or you can set through a print server. Network interface may be available on some specific printers. If a printer has been previously configured, you can use it without being reconfigured, provided no one else is currently using the same IP address.
If there are issues with the setup that maybe due to incompatibility. You need to check Microsoft hardware compatibility list. This to determine whether that the added printer is compatible with the Operating System that is present on the system and other system requirements.
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