Checking the SSID and Network Key
When manually setting up a wireless connection, you need to specify the SSID and network key of your wireless router. The SSID and
network key may be indicated on these networking devices. Check your devices and write down the necessary information before setting
up the connection. For more information, see the instruction manuals for your networking devices or contact your manufacturer.
Wireless Security Protocols
Checking the SSID and Network Key from a Computer
The SSID or the network key may have been changed. If you do not know the SSID or the network key, you can check them by using
the Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant included with the User Software CD-ROM. The Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant can be
used on a computer connected to a wireless LAN.
Insert the User Software CD-ROM into the drive on the computer.
Select a language and click [OK] if you are prompted to do so.
Click [Start Software Programs].
If the above screen is not displayed
Click [Start] for [Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant].
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A name given for identifying a specific wireless LAN. Some other terms used for SSID include "access
point name" and "network name."
A keyword or password used for encrypting data or authenticating a network. Some other terms used
for network key include "encryption key," "WEP key," "WPA/WPA2 passphrase," and "preshared key
When manually setting up a wireless connection by specifying detailed settings, you need to specify
security settings. Check the following information:
Security types (WEP/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK)
Authentication method (Open System/Shared Key)
Encryption method (TKIP/AES-CCMP)
Displaying the [CD-ROM Setup] or [Select language] Screen