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I want to connect a wireless laptop to my network , the system is askin for a key or passphrase where do i find this

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In the configuration of your router, there is a section for the wireless network. You can define your own passphrase. The way to get to the router configuration is by the Internet browser (Internet Explorer, for example, you enter http://192.168.0.0, again as an example).

If you don't have the documentation, on the website of the manufacturer of the router, you will find some infos (login name and password by default).

If you want to give me the brand, and model, I will find the infos for you. Let me know.

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