Resolve Issues While Installing HP Printer Over a Network
A network printer connected to a router or hub allows all computers to access and print from it. HP network printers are easily connected via Ethernet cable. Issues that occur while installing HP printer over a network is the HP product stops printing and is missing from devices and printers after the computer is restarted. After installing the HP printer on a network,turn the computer off, and then on, and the product loses its functionality. The product no longer prints and the product icon disappears from the Devices and Printers menu. Click 'Add a Device' and select your connection type, then click 'Next' to continue the installation process.
- Using HP printer set-up CD
- Using HP network printer install wizard
- Easy networking tips
Using HP printer set-up CD
Plug the HP network printer into your network router or hub using an Ethernet cable. Install the HP Printer set-up CD into the computer's optical drive and follow the onscreen instructions to install the drivers and utilities. Click on 'Start' menu and select 'Control Panel', 'Hardware and Sound' and then 'Printers'. Then click 'Add a Printer' and select 'Add a network', and then go to wireless or Bluetooth printer. Follow add a printer wizard on-screen instructions to complete the HP network printer set-up.
Using HP network printer install wizard
Depending on the HP model and your router, you might also be able to use a USB. You can also try the HP Network Printer Install Wizard. Plug the HP network printer into your network using Ethernet cable. Check the printer connection by printing a test page. Then click on 'Start' menu and select 'Control Panel', 'Hardware and Sound' and then 'Printers'. Right click on the 'Network printer' and then click 'Properties'. In the 'General' tab choose 'Print Test Page'.
The best way to network a printer is to connect it straight to your home network by using a network adapter sometimes called a network interface card, or NIC. This adapter can be either wired or wireless. If your printer already has a network adapter installed, it is considered as network ready. If your printer is ready for a wired network, you will see an RJ-45 jack, on the back.
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