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You can learn how by clicking this link

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/learnmore/bowman_05june13.mspx

Have fun with your network !



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Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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Your wireless Internet password is the encrypted security pass phrase that was set up when you installed your wireless router.

Your router allows you to access the Internet.
If you have access to more than one wireless network, you may need to remember multiple passwords.

If you happen to forget one password, you have two options: reset your password or locate the current password.

Windows 7 allows you to view the security characters of all your wireless network passwords.
Click the "Wi-Fi" network icon located on the Window's taskbar.


Right-click the name of your network's "SSID" name and select "Properties" from the drop-down menu.


Click the "Security Tab." The network security key is now visible but unreadable.


Click the "Show Characters" check box and this will reveal your wireless password.

http://www.thewindowsplanet.com/939/how-to-recover-wi-fi-network-key-in-windows-7.htm

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Reset My WiFi Password

Wireless networking is a common feature in homes and offices.
Wireless routers provide access to a single Internet source, and wireless passwords ensure that only select users can access the network.

If a password is forgotten or lost, the password can be recovered or reset by accessing the router's Web-based settings menu.

Most wireless routers also have a reset button, which is capable of returning the router to its default settings which includes resetting the password.

Connect to your Wi-Fi or attach your computer directly to the router with an Ethernet cable.
Open your Web browser.

Enter the default address of your router.
The default address is listed in your user manual or on the product website.

Linksys and 3Com routers typically use "192.168.1.1" while Netgear routers use "192.168.0.1."
Enter your username and password.

Many routers use "admin" for the username and password by default.
Locate the wireless security settings. Disable the wireless security.

Reset to Factory Defaults

Locate the reset button on your router.
Typically the reset button is a small indented hole on the back of the device.

Insert a long thin object such as a paperclip and hold down the reset button for 30 seconds to revert the router to its factory default settings.

Open your Web browser.
Enter the default address of your router.

The default address is listed in your user manual or on the product website.
Linksys and 3Com routers typically use "192.168.1.1" while Netgear routers use "192.168.0.1."

Enter your username and password.
Many routers use "admin" for the username and password by default.

Locate the wireless security settings and add security as necessary.

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http://www.lostintechnology.com/how-to/how-to-reset-your-routers-password

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You will need to access your router through the interface and enable security. Depending on the router you will have an option of WEP (less secure), WPA (more secure) or WPA2 (most secure). You will need to enter a name for in the SSID field (this is the name that will be visible to your wireless device), Enter a network key (write this down, you will need it later) and set the network authentication to shared.

Then when connect to the router with your wireless device it will ask you for the network key that you entered earlier. Now your wireless network traffic will be encrypted and not accessible without the network key.

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you need to reset your network settings.
if you have an ethernet cable, use that and type 192.168.0.1 on the adress bar. copy all of your network settings and write them down.

on the back, there's a hole that says "reset" and sometimes its colored.  hold a small pin or paperclip for at least 15 seconds and then disconnect it. connect it and hold it or another 30 sec.   it should have reseted. the password would be the security key under the device. or it will not have a password (for some network routers)
now type 192.168.0.1 and put all of the settings that you wrote down. you can change the password now.

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Do I have to lock my D-link router connected via Ethernet cable? If so, how do I find the router on my PC?


Ya you should lock it with password .. bcoz.. if you will not lock it other might access it and it may harm you in some way.. they might access your internet resources , or data .. or anything they can do with your network settings with that router...

Connect to your router with your browser. then you will find a wireless security tab over there... click on that tab and you will find that the security features are disabled.

You should have several options when it comes to the type of security that you can choose. I prefer WPA, it allows you to simply enter a password to access your wireless network. This password can of course be saved in your wireless settings so there is no need to enter it but one time.

Simply enter your password in the password box and hit save. Your wireless network is now secure. Distribute the password to anyone that is allowed access to your wireless network.

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I need to block my neighbors from using my wireless connection with my belkin 54g


you need to get in the router home page and click on the wireles lan icon & click on configure


you set up a network id for the laptop you call call your network id anything ,a name with numbers or letters with number
and a security wpa key not a wep key dont use that one use wpa key then click apply at the bottom when you have set up your network id and security wpa key

then you put a wireless usb adapter on the laptop you install the network drivers on the laptop for the wireless usb
then you click on the network icon in the taskbar by the time on the laptop right click on it go to properties then you click on view wireless networks then you click on advanced tab you put in the network id and security key that u set up on the router home back then you click apply & ok then you click on view wireless network's your see your network id click on that then click on conncet


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click on the network icon in the taskbar by the time on the laptop right click on it go to properties then you click on view wireless networks then you click on advanced tab you put in the network id and security key that u set up on the router home back then you click apply & ok then you click on view wireless network's your see your network id click on that then click on conncet

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Open an internet window type in your router's ip address and hit go, this will take you into your router's configuration. In there you should see a wireless section in which will be security, you can secure your network there (use WPA or WPA2 it's the most secure). When you have set this you will need to enter your password to all the wireless devices connected to your network.
If you google your routers make and setting up security, you should find a step by step guide.
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