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Author Topic: WPA swap, printers (plural) issue.  (Read 1709 times)

jsktrogdor

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WPA swap, printers (plural) issue.
« on: March 21, 2012, 04:29:17 PM »

Any help is greatly appreciated:  

I swapped from WEP to WPA-Personal just yesterday.  

But since then both of our wireless printers have been unable to connect to the network.  They're made by different manufacturers (Canon & Epson) however are both receiving the exact same error message that

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Entered security key/password does not match the one set for your router/access point.

Every other device in the house (Laptops, computers, tablets & smart phones) have all connected just fine since the switch just by entering the password.  I've reentered the password multiple times on both Printers & triple checked its the same one thats being entered in the other devices.  And neither printer has a new firmware update available. 

Even reset all settings for the printers & tried to set them up fresh.  
« Last Edit: March 21, 2012, 04:32:30 PM by jsktrogdor »
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jsktrogdor

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Re: WPA swap, printers (plural) issue.
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2012, 05:03:22 PM »

Nevermind, I've figured it out.  But its odd as I've never had to do this before.  Dont suppose someone knows if this is just part of a WPA setup or if I've just macgyvered a work-around?

-Both printers had a "WPS" option in their "Setup" menu. 

-Both these options led to a "Push Button" or "PIN" sub option. 

-Just had to select the PIN option from the printer, add the PIN number to the Router setup window & hit connect.  Worked first try. 


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Re: WPA swap, printers (plural) issue.
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2012, 06:18:07 PM »

You can also use the wireless on the printer to connect to the SSID set up for WiFi as well.

Enjoy.
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