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2864 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Mar 28, 2010 11:30 AM by Bob Timmons
Currently Being ModeratedMar 28, 2010 10:23 AM (in response to kdka)Based on the information in your post and a quick web search of the basic specifications of the Lexmark x7675, it may be that this device...which utilizes older 802.11b/g formats...is not compatible with newer WPA/WPA2 Personal security settings.
Do you have some documentation there in the owner's manual/specifications that specifically mentions the type of security that the Lexmark device requires?
There is no "router setup webpage" for Apple wireless routers, so there would not be a way to use the "Pin Method" in the manner you mentioned in your post. Do you recall how you set this up previously?MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express, iPhone
Currently Being ModeratedMar 28, 2010 10:42 AM (in response to Bob Timmons)Thank you for replying.
My Lexmark user's manual indicates that WPA 2 security is supported. Best I can tell, the printer wants me to use WPS (WiFi protected setup) to configure, which is supposed to make things easier. But the airport doesn't seem to support this, and I can't figure out the more manual process. The printer is recognizing my network, but doesn't give me the opportunity to enter my password anywhere--it just has the WPS thing.
I can't exactly remember how I got it working the first time, but I was using WEP security then. I think it was mostly trial and error and I think I entered the hex version of my wireless network password somewhere, either on the printer itself or through some kind of config website, but I can't find anyplace to do that now, and I can't find a reference to such a website in the user's manual.
I feel like this is a simple process, and I'm just missing something really obvious, but I don't have enough experience with this kind of thing to know what it is. Thanks again for your help.MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Currently Being ModeratedMar 28, 2010 11:30 AM (in response to kdka)If you know that the Lexmark supports WPA/WPA2 Security then you might want to contact Lexmark Support for the steps to install on a Macintosh.
I noticed the following TroubleShooting Guide for Macintosh on the Lexmark Support site. Perhaps there may be some useful information here.MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express, iPhone