How to Setup Brother HL 2170W Printer?

I have recently bought a Brother HL 2700w printer for my home. I need it for my daily office work and a few project need for my kids. I bought it a week back and for some reason could not find the time to set it up. Recently when I decided to do the setup, something went wrong maybe I did not read the manual carefully but I was not able to set it up. Can anyone here tell me how to setup my new printer, that will really helpful.

  •   Mick
  • lay  2  Ans
  • lay  3 years ago
Answer - 1

Setup Brother HL 2170W Printer:

Setting up your Brother Printer is a fairly simple and easy task. Follow the given instructions carefully:

  1. Connect your Brother HL 2170W printer to a power outlet and switch it on. Now connect your printer to your home network or access point.
  2. Start your computer and insert the software CD in the CD-ROM and then wait for the CD to pop-up an automatic window. Follow the given instruction in the window to install the necessary drivers for your Brother printer. Choose the option "Wireless Network users > "Wireless Setup and Driver Install" and then click on Next.
  3. Now once the drivers are installed your printer will look for access networks, select the Access point and click on Next.
  4. The software program will now configure the printer, so select the name of your printer when you are given a choice and click Next.
  5. Now follow the on-screen instructions to select the network you want to connect your printer too, here you will have to enter the SSID and password of your network. After entering the information click Next to continue the configuration process. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

Hopefully, these steps helped you in setting up your Brother HL 2170W Printer. If you have any queries regarding these steps kindly revert back with your query and I will be glad to help.

  •   Fransis
  • lay  2 months ago
Answer - 2

Setup Brother HL 2170W Printer:

Setting up your Brother HL 2170W printer is an easy task unless some internal complications occur. In your case, it seems you might not have the ability to follow the instructions carefully. The main as before a printer setup is its drivers, once that is done setup is just about following a few steps.

1. Install Brother HL 2170W Drivers: First, insert the software CD which you got into the CD-ROM and wait for few seconds for your computer to read it. Once the software interface appears on-screen, simply allow it to install all the necessary printer drivers which came along. These Brother hl2170w driver are very important as they control the functionalities of the machine.

2. Configure Brother HL 2170W Printer with Your Home Network: Once the drivers have been installed, connect your Brother printer to a power outlet. Make sure to keep a few information at hand before proceeding, as your Network ID or SSID and its password.

Connect your printer to your computer with the USB cable. You will be asked to make a few changes in the firewall and antivirus settings to let your printer grant access to the network.

Once the settings have been changed, you will be asked to fill in your Network credentials, SSID, and password. Fill it carefully and your Brother printer is ready to use.

Brother HL-2170w Wireless Setup Without the CD:

  • If you have lost your CD with drivers and settings, then also it is fairly easy to install the printer, the only difference will be that instead of installing the drivers from your CD, you would need to download it directly from your vendor's official website and it comes free of cost.
  • The configuration of the network will remain the same in both cases. Just install the drivers onto your PC and then simply add it to your network via your PC's default printer settings.

Hopefully, this information helped you in resolving the Brother hl-2170w wireless setup without cd issue, in case you have any doubts or issues regarding the same, feel free to respond back and I will be glad to help!

  •   Dean
  • lay  2 months ago