Checking the Access Point Name or Network Key

Article ID: ART116369 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 10/15/2015


Checking the Access Point Name or Network Key


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 DVD-ROM. The Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant can be used on a computer connected to a wireless LAN.

1. Insert the User Software DVD-ROM into the drive on the computer.
  • Select a language and click [OK] if you are prompted to do so.

2. Click [Start Software Programs].
If the above screen does not appear
  • Windows XP/Server 2003R2
[Start] select [Run] enter "D:\MInst.exe" click [OK].
  • Windows Vista/7/Server 2008/Server 2008 R2
[Start] enter "D:\MInst.exe" in [Search programs and files] or [Start Search] press the [ENTER] key on the keyboard.
  • Windows 8/Server 2012
Right-click the lower-left corner of the screen select [Run] enter "D:\MInst.exe" click [OK].
  • Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2
Right-click [Start] select [Run] enter "D:\MInst.exe" click [OK].
* This following example uses "D:" as the name of the DVD-ROM drive. The DVD-ROM drive name may be different on your computer.

3. Click [Start] for [Canon MF/LBP Wireless Setup Assistant].

4. Read the License Agreement and click [Yes] to agree.

5. Check the information displayed for the wireless router.
  • Write down the necessary information. If you do not know what information is necessary, write down all the information that is displayed.
If wireless routers are not found
  • Click [Refresh]. If nothing happens, check that the settings are correctly configured on the computer and the wireless router.



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