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    I don't know how to get the passphrase for my router

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Fortunately, the wireless password and the router password are two different things :-)

Find the directions to your router and log into it by going to the gateway address...usually 192.168.1.1 or some address ending in 1. Go to the manage wireless section and it will either give you the current wireless password or let you change it. Make sure you write it down and save the changes and you should be able to get in via the wireless access.

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