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Connecting your HP® Officejet 6600 e-All-in-One Printer to the wireless network

Having a wireless printer provides many benefits to make printing convenient.  One of these is that you don’t have to place the printer next to your computer.  You can just connect it to the wireless network and there would be less cable clutter in your home or office.

The HP® Officejet 6600 e-All-in-One Printer has the following network connectivity specifications:

STANDARD CONNECTIVITY1 USB 2.0, 1 Wireless 802.11b/g/n, 1 RJ-11 fax
NETWORK READYStandard (built-in Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n)
WIRELESS CAPABILITYYes, built-in Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
SUPPORTED NETWORK PROTOCOLSTCP/IP, DHCP, DHCPv6, NetBIOS, SNMP V1, HTTP, HTTPS, SLP, Bonjour, WSD, LPD, BOOTP,
WINS, LLMNR, ARP, IPP

Connecting the HP® Officejet 6600 e-All-in-One Printer to the wireless network of your Linksys router is easy.  Read the steps below for detailed instructions on how to do this.

Set up Requirements

•   A Linksys router (with active Internet connection and wireless network compatible with 802.11b/g/n)
•   HP® Officejet 6600 e-All-in-One Printer

NOTE:  HP® printers are currently not compatible with 802.11n 5.0 GHz networks.

To connect the printer, follow these steps:

Step 1:
Take note of the wireless network name (SSID), wireless security mode (i.e. WEP, WPA/WPA2, etc.) and wireless password of your Linksys router.  For detailed instructions on how to check the wireless settings through the web-based setup page, click here.  To check the wireless settings of a Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router, click here.

Step 2:
On the printer’s user interface, tap the right arrow icon to view the next page then press the Setup icon.

Step 3:
Press Network.

Step 4:
Press Wireless.

Step 5:
Press On.

Step 6:
Press Wireless Setup Wizard.

Step 7:
Press Continue.

NOTE:  Wait while the printer searches for wireless routers.

Step 8:
Press the SSID of your wireless network.

Step 9:
Press Skip when prompted for Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) connection.

Step 10:
Press OK.

Step 11:
Enter the Wireless Password of your router then press OK.

Step 12:
Press OK to confirm the settings you just entered.

NOTE:  Wait while the printer tries to connect to the network.

Step 13:
The message Connection Successful will be displayed once the printer has successfully connected to the router’s wireless network.  Press OK.

Extending the range of your wireless network

There are instances when you experience Wi-Fi dead spots or locations in your house where there is poor or no signal from the wireless router.  This may be caused by obstructions such as walls, furniture and fixtures or just areas that are out of range of the router's signal.  The Linksys Range Extender (RE1000, RE1000 v1.5) is a device that will provide the solution to getting poor or no signal because it extends the wireless range of your main router.  For information about how to extend the range of your wireless network using the Linksys Wireless-N Extender, click here.

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