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Windows 7: HP Officejet 6500 won't stay connected to wifi

31 Dec 2013   #1

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
HP Officejet 6500 won't stay connected to wifi

I have an HP Officejet 6500 that just refuses to stay connected to wifi & I have to constantly have a wire hanging out the front of my computer if I want to print something.

I should say I hate this printer all the way around.

But if I could get it to at least stay connected to the wifi so I can freely print I wouldn't mind it as much.

Any idea or help as to fix this persistent issue?


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31 Dec 2013   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

I'm not sure that I can help you much since I avoid HP stuff as much as possible. Their hardware seems good, but their software/drivers have caused too many problems for those that I support.

Is there an option in the printer to assigning it a static IP address?
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03 Jan 2014   #3

Win7 & Win8 64bit


In addition, please follow these recommendations from HP Support site.

An update from you will be nice.
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04 Jan 2014   #4

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64

Hey sorry guys, forgot about this.

I'm not sure about assigning a static IP address, would I do this through the printer or the router settings?

Would this be in addition to the link for HP Support site 2xg linked to or instead of following that walk-thru?
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