asked Aug 18, 2014 at 9:51pm
Hp HP DeskJet Plus

wireless problem with a HP Photosmart plus printer

Sorry I posted this in the wrong forum. This is an injet printer.
1st off I am running the (scanner, copper) printer on a wireless connection via my router to my Gateway MD2614U laptop os Win7 home 32bit. Most of the time when I start up the laptop and later when I need to print or scan something I then turn on the printer/scanner/copper. 8 out of every 10 try's the laptop sees the printer come on line and reports printer ready. Once in a while for some unknowen reason when I turn the printer on the laptop doesn't pick up on the fact that the printer is on. In that case I either have to reboot the laptop with the printer on or plug in the USB cable so the laptop sees the printer then I can unplug the USB cable and run wireless. Why is this happening and what can I do about it.