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Windows 7: computer wont recognize wireless printer

28 Oct 2009   #1

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computer wont recognize wireless printer

since upgrading to windows 7, I've had nothing but problems with my HP Deskjet 6988. I finally uninstalled it and started all over. Now I can get it to print with a usb connection. How do I get the computer to recognize the printer as being wireless?

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29 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

Set your printer to be used via wireless connection. You might now want to Add a wireless Device or Printer?

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29 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Have you gone through control panel>network and internet>add wireless device to network?
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08 Nov 2009   #4

Wndows 7 Ultimate x64

Had the same issue; had a XP pro dual boot system, so I unplugged the USB connector and installed the wifi 6988 into xp pro (the printer needs to connect to the router/access point and set all the wifi ssid/security et. al.); once the wifi connection worked for the xp pro, I booted into Windows 7 and add printer network, Windows 7 recognized the 6988 wifi. good luck
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