Tip & How-To about NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

Find your WPA-PSK or WEP key in HEX and ASCII format from the WZC Service

Goto Nirsoft download the WirelessKeyView you can recover your own key stored in the WZC Service if it is running that is.

McAfee must trust this program for it to work like other Antivirus it sees it as the Artemis PUP




When you type a WPA-PSK key in Windows XP, the characters that you type are automatically converted into a new binary key that contains 32 bytes (64 Hexadecimal digits). This binary key cannot instantly be converted back to the original key that you typed, but you can still use it for connecting the wireless network exactly like the original key. In this case, WirelessKeyView displays this binary key in the Hex key column, but it doesn't display the original key that you typed.

For WEP keys, the key is also displayed in ASCII form. Be aware that this utility can only reveal the network keys stored by Windows operating system. It cannot recover network keys stored by any other third-party software. And will only work if the WZC service is running and contians the registry key.


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Know how to change the wep key without knowing it


WirelessKeyView v1.70 recovers lost wireless network security keys/passwords (WEP/WPA) stored in your computer by the 'Wireless Zero Configuration' service of Windows XP or by the 'WLAN AutoConfig' service of Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2008. It allows you to easily save all keys to text/html/xml file, or copy a single key to the clipboard. You can also export your wireless keys into a file and import these keys into another computer.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wireless_key.html

If you don't want to pay for a software, reset your router and set up a new key.

Feb 21, 2015 | Sony Wireless Controller for PS3

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I have forgotten my password for the router and it doesn't reset. I've tried admin, password and adminttd but none of them works


Not quite clear as to your problem. Are you trying to access the web-based configuration page for the router (for which you need an administrator password)? Or are you trying to make a wireless connection to the Internet via the router (for which you need the wireless security key)?

Those are two separate passwords, and you may be able to retrieve them both. The administrator password would be stored in the computer that was used to configure the router. The security key should be in the computer which configured the router, as well as any computer which made a wireless connection to the router.

You may find it helpful to check the owner's manual. (If you don't have that, you may be able to find a copy online and download - be sure to search for the correct model.)

If you can access the web-based configuration page for your router, you should be able to view (or reset) the wireless security key. (Check the owner's manual for your model.)

If you're not able access the router's configuration page, and the passwords are stored, you should still be able to retrieve them by installing some free software.

For the computer that configured the router, download and install this program:
RouterPassView by NirSoft
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/router_password_recovery.html
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Misc-Networking-Tools/RouterPassView.shtml

For a laptop that connected to the router, download and install this program:
WirelessKeyView
by NirSoft
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wireless_key.html

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Decrypting-Decoding/WirelessKeyView.shtml

Mar 14, 2011 | 3Com OfficeConnect Wireless Router

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II have the modem SL2-141 and I change the password and now I forgot it? How can I recover it or reset the password?


I believe the Siemens "SL2-141" is a wireless router (not a "modem"). So I assume you are looking to retrieve/reset the password for your router. (If that's not correct, please let me know.)

There are typically two separate passwords used with a router, and it's not clear which type you're referring to. Are you trying to access the web-based configuration page for the router (for which you need an administrator password)? Or are you trying to make a wireless connection to the Internet via the router (for which you need the wireless security key)?

You may be able to retrieve either password (or both). The administrator password would be stored in the computer that was used to configure the router. The security key should be in the computer which configured the router, as well as any computer which made a wireless connection to the router.

You may find it helpful to have the owner's manual available. (If you don't have that, you may download a copy at:

http://www.iad.cz/prez/ADSL_SL2-141_User_Manual.pdf

The web-based settings for the router should be accessible at this URL (for the computer connected to the router):
http://192.168.1.1
The default user name is "admin", and the default password is "admin" If you can access those settings, you should be able to view the security key, or to reset the key (see pp. 99-101).

Alternatively, if the passwords are stored, you should be able to retrieve them by installing some free software.


For the computer that configured the router, download and install this program:
RouterPassView by NirSoft
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/router_password_recovery.html
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Misc-Networking-Tools/RouterPassView.shtml

For a laptop that connected to the router, download and install this program:
WirelessKeyView
by NirSoft
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wireless_key.html

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Decrypting-Decoding/WirelessKeyView.shtml

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Finally, if you are unable to retrieve the password(s) by the above methods, then you may need to reset the router to its factory default. Note that this will delete any settings you have made (including administrator password and security key). You would then need to reinstall and reconfigure the router, starting from scratch.

If you can access the web-based settings for the router, you may then reset the router to its default by following the onscreen guidance (see p. 102 of the manual). If you can't access the web-based settings, then you can still reset the router using the physical reset button (see p. 111).. (There should be a small pinhole on the rear of the unit - simply insert a small firm object and press firmly for 10-20 seconds.)

Feb 25, 2011 | Siemens (120-5830-001) Modem

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I cant remember my Belkin password. I dont believe I changed it from when I purchased it though so it should be the standard password


Not quite clear as to your problem. Are you trying to access the web-based configuration page for the router (for which you need an administrator password)? Or are you trying to make a wireless connection to the Internet via the router (for which you need the wireless security key)?

Those are two separate passwords, and you may be able to retrieve them both. The administrator password would be stored in the computer that was used to configure the router. The security key should be in the computer which configured the router, as well as any computer which made a wireless connection to the router.

You may find it helpful to check the owner's manual. If you don't have that available, you can download a copy here:
http://en-us-support.belkin.com/app/product/list/q/routers/
Be sure to specify the correct router model.

If you can access the web-based configuration page for your router, you should be able to view (or reset) the wireless security key. (Check the owner's manual for your model.)

For many Belkin routers, the URL for that page is simply: http://router
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Then select "Security", and following the onscreen guidance.
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If you're not able access the router's configuration page, and the passwords are stored, you should still be able to retrieve them by installing some free software.

For the computer that configured the router, download and install this program:
RouterPassView by NirSoft
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/router_password_recovery.html
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Misc-Networking-Tools/RouterPassView.shtml

For a laptop that connected to the router, download and install this program:
WirelessKeyView
by NirSoft
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wireless_key.html

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Decrypting-Decoding/WirelessKeyView.shtml

Feb 22, 2011 | Belkin (F5D7230-4) Router (587009)

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