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The Device May Not Be Able To Connect To The Network Is Displayed; Wps; Cannot Connect. Multiple Access Points Are Enabled. Is Displayed; Connection Failed. Is Displayed - Canon PIXMA MX882 Network Setup Manual

Network setup troubleshooting.
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Glossary
SSID
An identifier to identify the specific access point. Also called an access point name or a network name.
MAC address
A unique number assigned to each network device.
MAC address filtering
A function to block access from unauthorized wireless devices by saving the MAC addresses of specific
wireless devices (computers, printers, etc.) to the access point beforehand.

The device may not be able to connect to the network is Displayed

Check
The message appears when an IP address was not
obtained automatically after selecting "WEP" as the
security protocol for the access point due to inactive DHCP
function or incorrect network key.
Check 1
Make sure that the DHCP function of the access point is active.
For details on how to check the settings of the access point, refer to the manual supplied with the
access point or contact its manufacturer.
Enable the DHCP function of the access point or specify the IP address of the machine.
For details on how to change the settings of the access point, refer to the manual supplied with
the access point or contact its manufacturer.
For details on how to specify the IP address of the machine, refer to "Specifying the Machine's IP
Address (IPv4 only)" on page 13.
Check 2
If the DHCP function is active, the network key needs to be entered again. Perform
setup again by following the procedures in "Entering the Access Point's Wireless LAN
Settings Directly on the Machine" on page 11.

Glossary
IP address
A numerical identification assigned to each computer or network device connected to a network.
DHCP function
A function to automatically assign required information (IP address, etc.) to computers, printers or other
devices connected to the network.

WPS

Cannot connect. Multiple access points are enabled. is Displayed

Action
The message appears when multiple access points are
detected.
Wait for a while, then configure the settings again.

Connection failed. is Displayed

Check
The message appears when an error occurs.
Check the access point settings, then configure WPS
settings again.
For details on how to check the settings of the access point,
refer to the manual supplied with the access point or contact its
manufacturer.
For the procedure to configure WPS settings of the machine,
refer to "Wireless Setup Using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)" in
the printed manual: Getting Started.

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