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Connecting xp200 via wifi

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  1. pablo19

    pablo19 Thread Starter

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    Hi
    I have just bought a XP-200 multifunction printer. The printer is connected to my wifi (I printed a status sheet and it said so). My computer is connected to my wifi. But my computer will not pick up the printer. I have tried using the driver disk but can't download the driver because it does not detect a printer.
    Any ideas of how I can fix this....I'm getting super frustrated
     
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    When you setup most printers, they need to be connected via usb cable or rj45 cable to a router. Once you have the printer setup, then you can connect via wireless. Note this is only for the initial setup of the printer.
     
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    To add to what was said in post #3:

    I use HP all-in-one printers, and they have to be set up the same way.

    You set them up FIRST with a wired connection, THEN you set them up with a wireless connection.

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  5. pablo19

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    Thanks
    Ill try the cable otherwise Ive tried everything else and Im taking the silly thing back!! Epson easy .....my foot!
    Im using Windows 8 - 64 bit.

    Thanks again tech guys :)
     
  6. crjdriver

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    I have an epson all in one that has been flawless for the last 2yrs. It is connected as a network printer via rj45 cable to a router.

    Do the following;
    1 Read the manual that comes with your printer
    2 Download the latest software from epson
    3 Uninstall any epson software then reboot
    4 Connect your printer via usb cable
    5 Run the install software you downloaded in step #2
    6 Once you finish, make sure the printer's wireless is ON
    7 Now disconnect the usb and try and connect to the printer using wireless
     
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