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Old 11-29-2008, 06:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok here is my problem i have a hp photosmart C7180 printer and u can print to it through wifi well just recently i put a password on my wifi router witch is a linksys i was able to get the internet working again on my computer by putting in the password and also on my moms laptop. i am able to print because i have a direct cable from my pc to the printer well my mom cant use the printer through the wifi. so my problem is how do i give wireless access back to the printer. and the reason why i put a password on my internet in the fist place is because my neighbors were using my internet and was causing me to lag like crazy all the time. so plz help

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Read the printer manual for instructions on how to configure WEP or WPA on the printer.

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If you plan to keep it hooked up to your PC via USB cable all the time, you could also just add the printer as a network printer on your mom's laptop, as long as you guys are on the same workgroup/network.
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