How to Connect the Scanjet 5590 to a Network

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The HP ScanJet 5590 creates digital images from documents with 2400 dpi optical resolution and 48-bit colour. The dual scanner allows you to create an image from both sides of a page at one time. Connect the scanner to your home network so you can control the functions of the ScanJet 5590 from any computer in your home or office. The Windows software includes the necessary utilities to add a scanner to your network.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • USB cable

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  1. 1

    Plug one end of the USB cable into the ScanJet 5590 and the other into the USB port on the rear of your wireless router.

  2. 2

    Click "Start" and click the "Control Panel" option on your computer. Type "network" into the search field and click the "Network and Sharing Center" icon.

  3. 3

    Click the "View network computers and devices" option and right-click the "HP ScanJet 5590" entry. Click "Install" and click "Add" in the window that appears, to install the ScanJet 5590 to your network.

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