Wireless FAQ #00381k

Where do I get the wireless network name (SSID) or passphrase?
This information is stored in your networkís router, and may have been entered when the router was first set up. If you donít have this information, contact the person who set up your network before you begin or the manufacturer of your router or access point. You may also be able to log onto the router from your computer and check its setup screens. See your routerís instruction manual for details. Youíll need to know the Network name or passphrase before you install the printer software.

You should also write down whether the WEP key is in ASCII or hexadecimal format. If the WEP key is 5 or 13 characters, itís ASCII. If itís 10 or 26 characters, itís hexadecimal. If your router gives you a choice of WEP keys to use, note which one is currently active. Usually the first WEP key is active, unless youíve selected a different one. If your passphrase contains upper- or lowercase letters, be sure to note them correctly. The printer supports the following wireless security modes: WEP 64, WEP 128, and WPA-PSK.

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