HP Deskjet 6840 Printer series - Ad hoc mode

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network uses 802.11b or 802.11g.
Ad hoc mode
When the printer is set to the ad hoc communication mode, the printer

communicates directly with other wireless devices on the network without the use

of a



The ad hoc communication mode defaults to 802.11b. Follow these steps to use

802.11g in ad hoc mode:

1. Open the printer's

embedded Web server (EWS)


2. Click the Networking tab.
3. Under Connection, click Wireless (802.11).
4. Click the Advanced tab.
5. Under Compatibility, clear the In an ad hoc network use 802.11b behavior

check box.

6. Click Apply, and then close the EWS.