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I just moved and I'm trying to set up my computer and another computer wireless. I cant remember my network key or pass word. I can go on line if I plug in. But I have no service wireless. HELP!!

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Which wireless router u are using?

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Forgotten password for wifi network


Which operating system ??
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.

How To Reset Your Router's Password
http://www.lostintechnology.com/how-to/how-to-reset-your-routers-password

Jan 06, 2014 | PC Desktops

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Cant access the wireless internet


Network Key (WEP, WPA, WPA2 Encryption key)To connectyour computer to a wireless router, you click the Refresh networklist, then Choose your wireless network and then click Connectto your secured Wireless Network, it will asks for a Network Keybefore allowing you to connect into your wireless network. This NetworkKey is either the WEP, or WPA or WPA2 Encryption key that is used toconfigure the Wireless Router. The Passphrase is an alternate way tosetup the Encryption key.
When you are requested for a Network Key, you can just enter the Passphrasethat was used to configure the Encryption key in the wireless router.http://www.fixya.com/support/r5270415-network_password_network_addressFor information on securing your wireless network,configuring the wireless router and configuring the wireless card in thelaptop/computer, please click on this link and follow my instructions :-http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security

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My computer died we redid widows xp disk and it came back now i dont have wireless how do i get it back


Hi, you will need to reinstall the wireless card drivers, if this came with wireless as standard you should be able to download the drivers from the manufacturers support website, if it was added later on then it should have came with an install disc with the drivers on it.

Hope this helps

John

Dec 02, 2010 | PC Desktops

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I dont know my wpa key to get online


Use an Ethernet cable between the network-port on your computer and one of the LAN ports on your wireless router.

Start Internet Explorer.
Connect to the web-server "inside" the router.
Run the "Wireless Networking Setup Wizard", to establish an SSID, choose an encryption-level (use 'WPA'), and to establish a password/pass-phrase/network-key.

Use the SSID and the password to connect to your newly-configured wireless network.

Sep 24, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Find pass key for our lap top for the family network.


Log into your router's web interface, if possible through a computer connected to the router by cable, by starting an internet browser and navigatng to its maintenance IP address, usually set by many manufacturers to 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1. An authentication request will come up. As you haven't speciffied your router model, there are routers whose both user name and password fields are set to 'admin'. Other routers use 'admin' as user name only, requiring the password field to be left empty. Once you get into the router's web interface, go to the wireless settings, and change the wireless passphrase to a new one of your choice. Make sure to change the other devices, which use to connect to the router, to the same new passphrase.
If you need further details, please, provide your router model and manufacturer.
Hope you are able to sort your problems out.
Regards, Carlos

May 22, 2010 | PC Desktops

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My computer will not automatically configure my wireless connection even tho it is set to do so automatically. I have to manually tell it to look for connections each time I boot up


open wireless connections and delete the network settings completely then set it up again, you have manually disconnected from the network at some stage which is why it doesn't auto connect each time. To delete the settings you need to go into advanced settings, as you dont say which windows version you have i cant give specific instructions


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I had to re-install operating system, everything works except the wireless adapter


Hi there, no need to reinstall operating system. You may need to load the driver for the wireless adapter. Whta operating system is running on your computer? If XP, the adapter may use the built in driver for XP. you just need to plug it in and run the install wizard all the way out. Then locate the wireless network connection icon found in the tray near the clock. Right click and select view available wireless network. Select the wireless network you're trying to connect to. If using a pass key supply the correct pass key and once connected, you should be able to go online.

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I am setting up my 3rd computer on my wireless network, i have had it all running well at another house with 3 computers. i have the main one with the modem set up and working and right now i am on my...


if was working at another house, your settings are most likely correct. try checking the distance of your computer to the router. you may move the antenna or try changing the channel on your router.

Nov 09, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Hello I have your D-Link and I would like to get a pin number for this to stop the public from using and do I have to buy one of you packages to do so thanks MAree Haynes


No purchase necessary....you will have to get to the web based settings of the router though and set up security settings for your network. In an open internet explorer window type 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1 this will open up a window asking for username and password, use "admin" for both. This should open the settings, under the tab of wireless or wireless security we are going to apply a security feature called WEP, you will need to choose this setting in one of the dropdown menus. Once chosen we will need to choose the type and we want HEX. Now think of a 10 digit number that you can easily remember. i.e. address, combined with license plate etc. On that same page there will be a place for you to enter an SSID. This is going to be the name of your network. Go ahead and check the box for your router to broadcast your SSID so you will be able to quickly identify your network from your wireless computers. You can use a pet's name etc. Once complete make sure you save your settings and log out. Now with each of your wireless computers you will have to disconnect from your network and then try to connect to your network with the new name that you assigned it and then it will prompt you to enter in the 10 digit security key that you entered earlier. Only give the key to your computers that you want using your network.

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Are you talking about your wireless pass key, if nessesary connect a PC directly to your Netopia and reset the pass phrase through the routers control panel/gui, remember you will need to reset all pc conections to the new phrase. If you haven't made any IP changes to the netopia, the default settings are likely to be 192.168.1.254, just use your explorer to browse to this address

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