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Security key or passphrase

I hook up my wirless it show I am not able to get on because I need a security key or passphrase and I don't know what either one is. I have the g wireless router

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If you are connecting to your own router and not someone elses by mistake, omeone has setup a security key on your router. It doesn't have one by default. Ask whomever installed the router what it is. Hope this helps!

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Security key needed


the key was assigned by you when you picked the security type on your router during setup. The router is WEP or WPA , both require a Passphrase. Maybe you can get the ip address and type it in windows URL and see the setup instruction. Bottom line you need to get to the routers setup ...the passphrase will be shown on the security page. Good luck and be safe!

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