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Connection printer to time capsule with wifi ... Problem

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Feb 12, 2013 1:17 AM

Sorry i am french... so my english is verry bad

I have buy yesterday a new printer with wifi connection, my problem is the wifi software into the printer dont find the time capsule...

Can you find a solution?

iMac (27-inch Mid 2011), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), time machine
  • LaPastenague Level 7 Level 7 (32,775 points)

    The new 7.6.3 firmware and 6.2 utility is supposed to provide WPS which is probably what the printer is requesting to do connection.. but you can use WPS without the new firmware. WPS is available.. just tricky to get at.

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3500

     

    The manual setup method suggested in the above article is the best.. just plug the printer into the computer by usb and use the setup disk that came with the printer.. I have done a few of these and it works fine.

     

    I do recommend before you start.. setup TC with SMB type names.. ie short, no spaces and pure alphanumeric.

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