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can't setup wireless connection Canon pixma pro-100

Hello, I recently changed the wifi setting of my network, we changed the network password, and now the printer is offline and I haven been able to reset it. I tried connecting it to my mac and going through the setup again, but it doesn't work, the wifi light blinks fast and the cancel button lights up, y restarted the router. I'm trying to follow this instructions here http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/1/0300008421/01/PRO-10_PRO-100_NonPC_EN.pdf but I don't know what the access point is? How can I fix this?

 

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Re: can't setup wireless connection Canon pixma pro-100

The access point is your router or a wifi extender (if you are using one); whichever is closest to the printer.

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X, Rebel T5i, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, MX472
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Hi, I don't really understand, so my computer is connected to the internet via wifi, and the printer is connected to my computer while I do the setup, am I supposed to restart the router while I press the wifi button of the printer? Because I did try to restart the router while the cancel button of the printer was blinking, but that didn't work. 

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Re: can't setup wireless connection Canon pixma pro-100

No. Don’t restart the router. Be sure router is running. 

 

Does your router have a WPS button?

 

If no, or you aren’t sure, try the second method - hold Resume button until white light flashes 11 times. 

 

If router had a WPS button press that button and then the blue light. First method. 

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X, Rebel T5i, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, MX472
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thanks, I didn't realized that I had to erase my old settings of the printer and add it again as a new printer, now it works. 

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