caint connect to network printer - Error message: Cannot connect to the printer

when i try to connect to my network printer, i get all the way up to the point where my computer needs drivers to use the printer, but when it downloads them, it says "cannot conect to printer". what am i doing wrong? or could my printer not be able to connect to network?
 

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Last updated March 13, 2018 Views 1,462 Applies to:
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Hi

If you have a Network ready printer, you have  Run the printer's software on each computer that is going to use the printer.

The utilty will help with the printer configuration and will load the drivers.

If the utility can not connect to the printer you have to read the printer's manual, and set the printer manually (from the printer) to connect to the Wireless Router).

 

 


Jack-MVP Windows Networking. WWW.EZLAN.NET
Jack MVP, Microsoft Windows Desktop Experience-Networking.

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