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How to Turn Off Wireless on Your HP Printer

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Some HP printers offer wireless services that interfere with the campus wireless network. Here's how to turn this service off to protect wireless functioning in your area.

The recommendations below have been collected from HP's forums and service manuals. When in doubt, call your HP service and support line.

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For most HP models

Use the menu to navigate to Setup, then Network, then Wireless Radio (on some models, this is towards the bottom of the scrollable menu). Turn the Wireless Radio OFF.

For HP Photosmart d110

Some models may allow you to press the blue "wireless" button on the bottom front of the printer to turn the light out and service off. You may need to hold the button for 5 seconds to turn the light out.

HP D110 front panet

If this is not successful, use the menu to navigate to Settings > Wireless > Wireless settings > Disable Wireless > OK

For HP Laserjet p1102w

Press and hold the "wireless" image button on the left-hand button panel for 5 seconds to turn the light out and service off.

HP Laserjet Pro P1102W button panel

For HP Photosmart c4780

From the front panel, choose "Scan". Scroll up or down to find Networking. Select this, then turn off Wireless.

If wireless indicator persists

Shut the printer down. Then, hold the "wireless" and "cancel" buttons together while powering the printer back on. Wait for all the lights to flash together and then let the buttons go.

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Note: this page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/hpwireless