HP Deskjet 6840 Printer series - Example

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A person uses the same wireless-enabled laptop at work and at home. They have

one wireless network at work, and another wireless network at home.
Each network has a unique set of wireless settings. The person creates the following

wireless profiles on the laptop:

• at_work: Contains the network settings for the office wireless network
• at_home: Contains the network settings for the home wireless network

HP Deskjet 6800 series printer


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Wireless network location




• Network name: office
• Communication mode: infrastructure
• Security: WPA
• Authentication: WPA/PSK



• Network name: home
• Communication mode: ad hoc
• Security: WEP
• Authentication: Open System

When the laptop is being used at work, the person must set the wireless profile to

at_work in order to connect to the office network.
Conversely, the laptop must be set to the at_home wireless profile when the person

is at home and wants to connect the laptop to the home network.