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Old Mar 23, 2011, 02:45 PM   #1
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Wireless Printer on Airport Extreme???

Hey guys,

I didn't see a specific form for airport, so I just picked the one for the kind of computer I'm using. Anyways, I just got a new AirPort Extreme, but I can get my wireless printer to be recognized under the printer section of system preferences. Using my old Linksys WRT 54 GS router, I used to be able to print wirelessly through the router, to the printer (the printer is a wireless all-in-one OfficeJet J 6480), but since hooking up the AirPort Extreme, I can no longer do so... I'm not sure if there's a port I need to forward or something, and HP's customer service is terrible at best. Any thoughts on how to accomplish what I'm looking for?

Thanks in advance guys,
Paul
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Old Mar 23, 2011, 03:50 PM   #2
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hook it up with usb?
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Did you remember to setup the printer with the new wireless details? Is the printer showing it is connected?
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Didn't have a problem at all setting up my wireless Canon printer with my Airport Extreme router. You have something setup incorrectly.
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Old Mar 23, 2011, 10:06 PM   #5
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My Color Laserjet never worked correctly on Wireless Airport Extreme for some reason, so I just did it through USB. Then today, I got a new machine and there it was wireless and usb on my Airport Extreme.

My canon was a 2 second install, but the HP never worked....

I didn't like the way the Extreme worked with the printer at all. I wish I could give you some advice, but USB works pretty well.

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Hey guys,

I didn't see a specific form for airport, so I just picked the one for the kind of computer I'm using. Anyways, I just got a new AirPort Extreme, but I can get my wireless printer to be recognized under the printer section of system preferences. Using my old Linksys WRT 54 GS router, I used to be able to print wirelessly through the router, to the printer (the printer is a wireless all-in-one OfficeJet J 6480), but since hooking up the AirPort Extreme, I can no longer do so... I'm not sure if there's a port I need to forward or something, and HP's customer service is terrible at best. Any thoughts on how to accomplish what I'm looking for?

Thanks in advance guys,
Paul
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Old Mar 23, 2011, 11:09 PM   #6
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Thanks for the replies all, looks like ill just have to go get a usb splitter...
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