What you need for a wired network
Before you connect the HP All-in-One to a network, make sure you have all of the
❑ A functional Ethernet network that includes an Ethernet router, switch, or a
wireless router with Ethernet ports.
❑ CAT-5 Ethernet cable.
Although standard Ethernet cables look similar to standard telephone cables,
they are not interchangeable. There is a different number of wires in each one,
and each has a different connector. An Ethernet cable connector (also called an
RJ-45 connector) is wider and thicker and always has 8 contacts on the end. A
phone connector has between 2 and 6 contacts.
❑ A desktop computer or laptop with a connection to the Ethernet or wireless router.
The HP All-in-One supports both 10 Mbps and 100 Mbps Ethernet
networks. If you are purchasing, or have purchased, a network interface
card (NIC), make sure it can operate at either speed.
❑ HP recommends Broadband Internet access such as cable or DSL. Broadband
Internet access is required if you want to access HP Photosmart Share directly
from the HP All-in-One.