How do I configure the wireless printer with a network cable and install the printer driver in Macintosh OS X? NOTE: For successful wireless setup, you will need. Home ยท United States; HLW. Support & Downloads. HLW. Downloads . Download the latest drivers, utilities and firmware. FAQs & Troubleshooting. Connecting a new printer to your computer can create a variety of problems. The Brother HLW is a printer that can be connected to a wireless network.

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Use a pointy object such as a ballpoint pen to press the button. Press the “Go” button tjhree times to print out the printer settings again. Very helpful Helpful Not helpful. Wireless network terms and concepts When you configure the wireless network printer, you must ensure that your wireless network printer is configured to match the settings of the existing wireless network.

Go to the Manuals section. Configure the wireless settings: About the Author Matthew Burley has been a writer of online content since Launch an Internet browser, then type the IP address for your router.

Click “Network Configuration” at the top of the screen. These security settings define the authentication how the device identifies itself to the network and encryption how the data is encrypted as it is sent on the network. To achieve optimum results with normal everyday document printing, place the Brother printer as close to the network access point router as possible with minimal obstructions.

Matthew Burley has been a writer of online content since Check the Node Type listing. Before configuring the wireless settings: Go to the Contact Us section. The screens may differ depending on operating system being used and your Brother machine. Click the “OK” button. The screens may differ depending on operating system being used and your Brother machine.

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The Brother printer wire,ess the following encryption methods:. For further information, see Ethernet wireless network. Tip The wireless settings that brotther will need for your printer are the same settings that are used to connect any other device to your wireless network.

3 Configuring the wireless network settings (For HL-2170W)

The wireless network devices you want to associate to the wireless network should match the access point. The WEP key is case sensitive.

Do not choose this SSID. Have you checked the manuals? If you do not know the settings for your wireless network but have access to the router, you can directly connect your computer to the router with an Ethernet cable.

You can view many of his articles on associatedcontent. The control panel settings will be automatically changed to WLAN Enable when the wireless settings are sent to your printer. If there are any programs running, close them. If you encounter this failure, please go back to Step 4 and setup the wireless connection again. If the installation screen does not appear automatically, click here to see how to open the installan.

Open system Wireless devices are allowed access the network without any authentication. To clear this mode, wait for 5 minutes or turn the printer power switch off and then turn it on again. After clearing this mode, press the wireless setup button and try from the step 1 again. After wireless configuration, please go to Downloads section of this website and download printer driver. Contact Us Product Registration Visit www.

Press the “Go” button on the printer three times to print out the printer settings. Click the “Configure Wireless” option at the bottom of the screen. Change the “Communication Mode” option to “Infrastructure,” then click the gray “Browse” button next to “Wireless Network Name” and select your wireless network from the list.


Authentication methods The Brother printer supports the following methods: A secret pre-determined key is shared by all devices that will access the wireless network. The Brother printer supports the following encryption methods: If it says “NCw,” the wireless settings have taken effect. Large objects and walls between the two devices as well as interference from other electronic devices can affect the data transfer speed of your documents.

First, follow the installation instructions on the download page. After the installation, restart your personal firewall software. If you are printing large files, such as multi-page documents with mixed text and large graphics, you may want to consider choosing wired Ethernet for a faster data transfer, or USB for the fastest throughput speed. Important points you need to confirm before configuring your Brother machine for a wireless network.

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This section provides some of the main terms and broter of these settings, which may be helpful when you configure the wireless network printer. Uses 5 text characters. Please note this form is used for feedback only. Therefore care must be taken when configuring these options. There are up to 14 different channels that can be used when using a wireless network.