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Reconnecting a wireless printer to a WiFi network with a new router


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I have an HP 2540 All-in-One jet printer that worked wirelessly within a home network on a W10 desktop pc. Having just changed ISP and router, I need help in reconnecting the printer.

 

FWIW, I have the name of the new router and its password. And I have (if needed) a cable with a USB connector on one end and an Ethernet connector at the other end that fits into the printer. (I recall that the cable was used, briefly, in the connection process.) What I don't have is a list of the detailed steps in that process. Can some GtGer please describe those steps for me?

 

Thanks.   .... batpark


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Gday Batpart.

I would delete the existing HP software and proceed as if a new installation of the all in one. Go to https://support.hp.c...ument/c03820126and follow all the steps.   Note, when you enter the site see popup Important Print Security Update,

Let us know how it goes.


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Iammykyl: Thanks for your advice. All those steps sounds rather daunting (to a 93 year old novice).  But I know i did it once before so I will proceed with confidence. But expect some "dumb" questions. Like how do I find and then delete the existing software you suggest I delete.     ....batpark


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