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Airport Extreme and Brother HL-2270DW

by jeffplay1 / November 2, 2011 4:32 AM PDT

Have I wasted my money buying an HL-2270DW for its wireless
capabilities? I tried adding it to my WLAN having an Airport Extreme, 2nd
Generation, and the Brother reports that it cannot detect a WLAN access
point/router that has WPS or AOSS enabled. Is there anyway I can use printer's wireless capabilities? Jeff

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Connect to the printer via USB to configure it
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / November 2, 2011 8:47 AM PDT

then you should be fine.

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just use the printer network via eathernet.
by SAndyman154 / October 5, 2012 3:44 PM PDT

it will not connect via WiFi so i have decided just to use the Ethernet to connect the printer to my network.

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