Connect the printer to the laptop using an Ethernet cable.
Note:Perform a power-on-reset (POR) on the printer if it was previously connected to a wired network.
Perform any of the following procedures to acquire the IP address and Subnet mask.
Print the printer’s Network Setup Page report
View the IP address and subnet mask from the printers Network Setup Menu
Ask the user for the IP address and Subnet mask.
Write down the IP address (i.e., 169.254.1.89) and Subnet mask (most common subnet mask is 255.255.0.0).
If the IP address cannot be known, change the IP address through the Network Setup Menu to 169.254.1.89 with a Subnet mask of 255.255.0.0.
Note: Change this back to all 0’s when the flash is completed to renewable DHCP. If the customer uses a static IP make note of it to reset the IP Address after the flash process is complete.
Customer Printer IP Address: __ __ __.__ __ __.__ __ __.__ __ __
Subnet Mask: __ __ __.__ __ __.__ __ __.__ __ __
On the user's personal computer (PC), click
Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center > Change Adapter Settings
Right-click on Local Area Connection, and select Properties.
Double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
Select Use the following IP address, and enter an IP address identical to the one from the printer except increase the last set of digits by 1 (i.e.,
169.254.1.89 increased by 1 =
169.254.1.90), and same Subnet mask as the device (i.e.,
255.255.0.0), then leave Default gateway blank.
Type the user printer IP address into the address bar of your browser to access the printer’s embedded web server (EWS).
Use the printer's actual IP address and not the IP address that was increased by 1.