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Have wireless network at home trying to add my sons laptop to network but have forgot security key/passphrase which laptop is asking for

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    Aris C. May 11, 2010

    You can always view the security settings of your wireless router to retrieve the network key or passphrase. What is the model number of you wireless router so that I can provide you instructions on how to access the router's setup page so that you can connect the other computer wirelessly,

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All you need to do is log into the router usually with the pc that is attached to the router (wired) by typing into the run command box http://192.168.1.1 Depending on the brand of router you'll either put in admin and no password or admin for the password or admin and password for password. Once in the router go to the wireless security tab and you can see the network key. Hope this helps

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