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Encryption key? i set up an encrypted wireless network at my house, and have forgotten the encryption code. I have a guest that would like to access my internet with his ipod, is there a way to find my key?

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  • Carl Navarro
    Carl Navarro May 11, 2010

    Sure, log into the router and click on the Wirless Settings tab.

    Your key is at the bottom.



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Press and hold the reset buten for at least 30 seconds, this reset the router to factory default.
Then its just all over again, but do remember - by cabel, NOT wireless.

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