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Obtaining Your Network Key
PIXMA MP495
Windows OS
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Obtaining Your Network Key
PIXMA MP495
Windows OS
Introduction
Download the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant
Using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant
Troubleshooting
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Introduction
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Introduction
If you are unable to proceed past the Access Points screen during wireless setup because the required Network Key is not known, you may be
able to retrieve the information using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant.
NOTE: The Wireless Setup Assistant is supported on the following operating systems only:
• Windows XP SP3 or later
• Windows XP x64 Edition SP3 or later
• Vista (32 & 64 bit)
• Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit)
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Download the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant
To use the machine by connecting it to a computer, software including the drivers needs to be copied (installed) to the computer's hard disk. The
installation process takes about 20 minutes. (The installation time varies depending on the computer environment or the number of applications
to be installed.)
Step One
Step Two
Go to the Drivers & Software for your model
Select your operating system in the Select OS dropdown
menu.
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Step Three
In the Software section, click the Download icon link to download the file CanonAPChkTool.
Step Four
On the next screen, read the information and instructions and click I Agree - Begin Download
Choose to "Save" the file. Write down the file name and the location to where the file is being saved.
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Wireless Setup Assistant
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Using the Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant
Step One
Open the Access Points window.
If the Access Points window is closed:
1. If you are installing the latest driver from download, re-run the
the driver/network installation by double-clicking the driver
file you downloaded previously.
2.
If you are installing from the CD-ROM, select Custom Install,
printer driver / MP Drivers, and then perform the installation.
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Wireless Setup Assistant
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Step Two
Step Three
Double-click the downloaded tool for confirming the Canon
PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant CNMNPHLP.
Read the License Agreement, and then click Yes when you accept the
agreement.
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Step Four
1. The "Canon PIXMA Wireless Setup Assistant" tool is
launched.
2. Confirm that the same access points are listed in the
following window as the ones in the Access Points window
(Step One).
3. Select the access point name that you are connecting to,
and then click the "Copy Network Key."
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Step Five
1. Click the access point name(s) in the Access Point window
(you will find the name(s) in "Detected Access Points"
there.
2. Click the Network Key input box
3. Enter the network key by doing one of the following:
a. Right-click the mouse and select "Paste" from the
drop down menu.
b. Or, while holding the "Ctrl" key, press the "V" key
on your keyboard.
4. Click Connect. When access point names are the same, you
can select any one of them. The tool "Canon PIXMA
Wireless Setup Assistant" is launched.
Step Six
When the setup is completed, the Setup Complete dialog is displayed.
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Troubleshooting
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Troubleshooting
If either of the dialog boxes pictured below are displayed, the entered network key may not match with the access point you specified.
Click the OK or Back button to open the Access points window. Confirm the correct access point name and repeat Steps Four through Six.
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