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Linksys WRT160N - Security Key

I am trying to link my pc into wirless network. It's asking me for security key or paraphrase. I don't have this. Please advise where I can find this. Thank you.

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Connect your pc via cable to the linksys and type 192.168.1.1
username is admin and password is also admin

try to look for wireless settings or wireless security settings and you should have your answer.


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Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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