|Aug 18, 2010, 03:59 PM||#1|
Setting up ad hoc network for wireless printing
Hello. I am attempting to create an ad hoc network for the purpose of wireless printing, but I am clueless how to do so, or if it is even a possibility. I am a student and I do not want to connect my printer to the school's wireless network, nor do I want to connect via the USB interface. These are the peripherals:
Macbook Pro 13", 10.6.4
Brother HL 2170w
Can anyone explain to me how I might go about setting up a network on my Macbook Pro that my printer would be able to connect with? Thanks for any help
|Aug 18, 2010, 04:02 PM||#2|
Click the Airport icon in the menu at the top. Then select Create Network. Give it a generic name, the security is weak but a good idea to keep out the occasional user. So click the Require Password box and give it a password. When done click OK. Now you just have to tell the printer to join it.
|Aug 23, 2010, 11:35 AM||#3|
does my new ad hoc network support SecureEasySetup, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, or AOSS? If so, I can connect the printer to this network using he one-push method.
If not, does anyone know of a different way to connect my model printer to the ad hoc network without the use of a temporary cable?
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