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Finding encryption key

I recently moved and got my router hooked back up. i want to use my laptop but i can't connect to the router..i need the encryption key..but i can't remember it or find it..how do i do i find it?

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If you have a computer to hand which has previously been connected then you can download a free piece of software call WirelessKeyView from http://www.nirsoft.net This will display the key against the SSID entry (wireless network name). Failing that login to the router and change the key!

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This should work give it a try:

1)go to control panel

2)click on internet connections

3)wireless network setup wizard

4)click next

5)set up a new wireless network

6)next

7)Automatically asign a network key

8)set up a network manually

9)print network settings

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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