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Canon Color imageCLASS MF8280Cw Settings Manual

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Wireless LAN
Wireless LAN
Setting Guide
Setting Guide
Read this guide before setting up the wireless LAN
This guide describes the wireless LAN set up procedure, and problems encountered during the configuration.
After you finish reading this guide, store it in a safe place for future reference. See the "Getting Started" for
machine installation and settings for connection methods other than the wireless LAN.
Prepare for Wireless LAN Connection
P.2
Setting the Wireless LAN
P.4
Installing the Software
P.10
Troubleshooting
P.14

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  • Page 1 Wireless LAN Wireless LAN Setting Guide Setting Guide Prepare for Wireless LAN Connection Setting the Wireless LAN Installing the Software P.10 Troubleshooting P.14 Read this guide before setting up the wireless LAN This guide describes the wireless LAN set up procedure, and problems encountered during the configuration. After you finish reading this guide, store it in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 2: Prepare For Wireless Lan Connection

    Prepare for Wireless LAN Connection Check the Following First. Step 1 Is the computer connected to the wireless Internet Wireless Router router properly? For more information, see the instruction manual for the network device you are using, or contact the networking device manufacturer.
  • Page 3: Manual Selection

    Prepare for Wireless LAN Connection Check Your Wireless Router. Step 3 Select the method to set up the wireless LAN from the following two methods, depending on the wireless router that you are using. There is a button. (Push Button Mode) This machine supports WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup).
  • Page 4 Setting the Wireless LAN Push Button Mode Setting via WPS Read the instruction manual for your network device first to learn how to configure the settings. • If <Do you want to enable the wireless LAN?> is displayed, press [▲] to highlight [Yes], and then press [OK].
  • Page 5: When An Error Message Appears

    Setting the Wireless LAN When an error message appears:  Press [OK] to close the screen, check whether or not the WPS function of the wireless router is correctly set, and then retry the settings. If the access point cannot be detected even after retrying, see the following.
  • Page 6 • Network Key It is sometimes written as PIN, WEP key, WPA/ WPA2 passphrase, PSK , or preshared key. Check using Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant* Included in User Software CD-ROM, which is supplied with the machine. ”Checking SSID or Network Key for a Wireless Router”...
  • Page 7 Setting the Wireless LAN • Press [▲] or [▼] to highlight <SSID Settings>. • Press [▲] or [▼] to highlight <Select Access Press to select the entry mode. Point>. Enter the network key using the numeric keys. If <Cannot find access point> is displayed: ”When an Error Message Appears”...
  • Page 8 Setting the Wireless LAN  • After the <Connected.> screen is displayed, wait until the Wi-Fi indicator stops blinking and turns on. Wait approximately 2 minutes after the connection is completed. The IP address is set during this time period. Proceed to P.
  • Page 9 Setting the Wireless LAN Checking that the Wireless LAN Setting is Completed (Status Monitor) (Status Monitor) Start a Web browser from the computer  • Press [▲] or [▼] to highlight <Network Information>. • Enter [http://<IP address that you have written down in step >/] in the address field, and then press [Enter] on your keyboard.
  • Page 10: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software Windows Install the MF Drivers and the MF Toolbox. Make sure that the machine is turned ON, and log on to Windows as a user with administrative privileges. Shut down all applications that are running. See MF Driver Installation Guide for details about installation.
  • Page 11 Installing the Software Macintosh Install the MF drivers for Macintosh. It requires Mac OS X 10.5.8 version or later. The installation screen varies depending on the version of Mac OS X. This operation is for Macintosh. If using Windows, proceed to P. 10. Click! ◀...
  • Page 12 Installing the Software Macintosh Connecting with the manual setting Click! ◀ Select Click! ◀ ◀ Enter  ◀ 1 Click! ◀ 2 Select ◀ Select ◀ 3 Select ◀ 4 Click ◀ S elect a printer name for which [Bonjour] is displayed in the [Kind] or [Connection] Select ◀...
  • Page 13 Installing the Software Click! ◀ • If you are using Mac OS X 10.5.x, select [Select a driver to use] and the corresponding driver from [Print Using], and then click [Add]. 2 Click! ◀ 1 Check that this ◀ machine is added. Computer connection via the wired LAN is now complete.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting When an Error Message Appears Action • Wait for a while and try again. Action 1 Action 2 • Wireless router’s push button might • The correct SSID might not be not be pressed in the time limit. entered. Confirm the wireless Repeat the setup with the proper router’s SSID and repeat the setup.
  • Page 15 Troubleshooting Action • Enter the correct network key and repeat the setup. If the message still appears: Check network connection referring to “Cannot Connect to the Network” (P.18). Action • Enter the correct network key and repeat the setup. If the message still appears: Check the WEP authentication settings of the wireless router.
  • Page 16 Troubleshooting If Problems Occur Cause 1 The SSID of the wireless router that you wrote down on P. 6 is incorrect. Action • Check the wireless router’s SSID. “Checking SSID or Network Key for a Wireless Router” (P.20) • Specify the settings again. “Setting by Selecting the SSID (Network or Access Point)”...
  • Page 17 Troubleshooting Cause 1 The machine’s IP address is not set correctly. Action • Enable the DHCP function for the wireless router, and specify the setting again. See the instruction manual of the wireless router, or contact the manufacturer. Cause 2 The wireless router’s network key is not correctly specified to the machine.
  • Page 18 Troubleshooting Cannot Connect to the Network Check the following items to make sure that the machine is ready to be connected to a network. Check the status of the computer. • Have the settings for the computer and the wireless router been completed? •...
  • Page 19 Troubleshooting Check the settings of the wireless router. If one of followings is the case: “Setting Up Connection by Specifying Detailed Settings” in the e-Manual • Deny ANY*: Enabled • <Select WEP Key>: A wrong WEP key is selected from <WEP Key 1> to <WEP Key 4>. •...
  • Page 20 Appendix Checking SSID or Network Key for a Wireless Router You can check the SSID or the network key using Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant, which is included in the User Software CD-ROM. • Write down the name of the access point (SSID) and network key on P.
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