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Setting up Wireless Pixma MP620 to my wireless XP Toshiba Laptop

How to connect my wirless laptop to the printer? Can't find the Network Key, when I follow the setup Wizard. I use my laptop wireless to the Internet now. Can I set up a separate wireless connection to the printer?

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  • Bentley11 Oct 30, 2008

    We have the manuals, we've been following all the instructions. Obviously we are missing something, or a sequence.



    We already use our laptop wireless, with our service provider and the Linksys setup. We have tried turning off that internet service, and went through the set up with it disconnected. The MP620 still does not recognize or respond to the procedure we follow with the manual instructions, even the trouble shooting instructions.



    The printer does work using the USB cable. We know it does print. Our problem is getting it to work wireless.

  • Bentley11 Nov 01, 2008

    We have tried for hours and hours, we've uninstalled and restarted the printer numerous times and still we get this message everytime "A new port cannot be created" We have no idea what is wrong, we cannot connect the MP620 using the Ethernet cable. Thanks for trying, we'll try to get in touch with Canon.

  • Bentley11 Nov 04, 2008

    Thank you very much for trying, we have finally solved the problem. Canon help telephoned and after leading us through every step. Solution was to wait 15 to 20 seconds after making cable connections, before clicking next. This is not in the manual or trouble shooting. Canon has documented the problem, I think we are not the only one to encounter this. I've now tested my laptop wirelessly and it printed fine, I could scan and copy too, without a wired connection.

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2008

    I have the same probelm... do I need to setup the printer with the USB or network cable prior to following the wireless setup? I'm having a hard time finding the port & connecting to the access point/router.

  • afonsov Dec 14, 2008

    It also happens to me. Already uninstalled all the printer software and installed from the beginning following the instructions in the manual, waited more than 20 seconds after making cable connections, before clicking next. Does anyone know where to find more accurate documentation on how to solve this? Thanks.

  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2008

    I am trying to set up MP620 with a wireless router. My wireless router is detected, but when I go to connect it fails and hence am not able to set up the printer.

    Thanks

    Venkat


  • Bailey69 Jan 02, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem and have wasted hours trying different methods, won't connect wirelessly to my HP laptop, love some advice hey.

  • awood36 Jan 03, 2009

    I am having the same issue with the wireless connection. Read all instructions including Canon online troubleshooting. WPA key, TKIP, network setting etc.matches, etc-double checked in my network as well as online with D-Link. Did all the steps mentioned by others, uninstalled software, rebooted, waited fews seconds etc, even turned off firewall during installation although firewall is setup with permission allowed. No luck with wireless connection. Canon IT support is closed on the weekends so can't turned to them for assistance at the moment. My laptop had picked up wireless printers in the past but no other printers are currently installed in my laptop at the moment. I checked that also.

  • sds6 Jan 09, 2009

    I have a similar problem. I am trying to connect up a Canon MP620 wirelessly. My access point is a BT Home Hub. I have tried setting up from Mac OS 10.3.9 and from Windows XP SP3. Software installs ok on either, data is successfully transfered to the printer via USB cable - printer appears to be connected on Home Hub 'status' page, the printer IP can be 'pinged' from either Mac or PC, but at no time have I been able to coax the printer to be visible wirelessly to either the Mac or the PC. I have turned off the firewall on the PC to test.

    I'm now thinking of returning the equipment to supplier as 'unfit for purpose' as the whole point was to use it wirelessly. I've made more than reasonable efforts with their software, and I consider myself reasonably 'savvy' with setting up wireless devices.


  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    Same problem as everyone else. Does anyone know the solution?

  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    Same problem here. The printer MP620 is only working fine with the USB cable. The install-procedure gives during installation of the wireless connection error-messages. The wireless connection is OK, but the card-reader wil not be installed while installing the wireless connection. After a 'first' install the error message "New port could not be created" is given. In Explorer the card reader now is visible, but the installation-procedure wil not be finished. A second install results in the message "The Card Slot is already mapped as Network Drive to this computer". A memory-card is sometimes visable as drive N; the canon_memory (drive Z) is not accesible. I have to remove the cardreader in the configuration menu and have to disconnect it in Explorer to get the first error message, otherwise I get the second error message. Help!

  • Tracy230 Feb 21, 2009

    My sticking point here is the Encryption Key. What is it?
    I have to enter it before the computer and printer can
    finish connecting.


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