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Unable to connect to my HP Laserjet MFP281fdw wireless printer.
I have my printer in the basement at home and connected to the wi-fi extender via a five-port switch through ethernet. This wi-fi extender is linked to my main router. The printer is provided with dynamic IP: 192.168.1.200.
I wanted to connect the printer to my desktop on the third floor. The desktop is connected wi-fi router via a Netgear wi-fi dongle. When I try to ping printer IP, I receive this response.
Reply from 192.168.1.120: Destination host unreachable.
If someone helps me with the issue.
- DavidLv 71 month ago
If the printer address is 192.168.1.200 then pinging 192.168.1.120 naturally will give host unreachable. Try pinging 192.168.1.200. If this is unreachable the first thing I would do is reset the wifi extender and connect the printer again.
- Anonymous1 month ago
My first guess would be that your router has VLAN / AP isolation enabled. This stops wireless clients from communicating from each other. Check your router settings and disable VLAN isolation.