HP8500a 910 loses wireless router connection.

Printer loses connection to the wireless router (Linksys). Did not have this problem before up until just last week. I have not changed any settings up until I started having problems and started to try to see if I could solve the problem myself. If I unplug the main power cord and re-connect, the printer goes through the start up phase and the printer works fine for a few minutes. But after sitting for +/- 5 minutes the printer losses contact with the router. Just turning the power switch off and then on makes no difference. I have to unplug the power cord.
Like I mentioned, I did not have this problem before for the last year and a half up until just last week. So something changed somewhere, but I don't know what.
I also did try the HP Printer/Scanner Diagnostics and turned off the auto sleep. Made no difference.

Hi @wolsen3129,
Welcome to the HP Forums!
I am sorry to hear that your HP Officejet 8500a is losing the connection to your wireless router, but I am happy to help!
I would recommend to please go through the following guides:
Print Jobs from Your HP Printer are Stuck in the Print Queue. (This guide will help you to get online).
Printer Does Not Maintain Wireless Connection. (This guide will help you maintain the connection).
Please also consider visiting this website, HP Wireless Printing Center. As there is some good information on printing using a wireless connection.
Hope this information helps, and have a nice day!
I work on behalf of HP
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