Okay, follow these instructions for locating your wireless encryption key. If for some reason the instructions do not solve your problem, call Belkin Technical Support for assistance in resetting the Wireless Encryption Key.
You will need to gain access to your router's control panel. To do this wego to Start>Programs>Accessories>Command Prompt. From heretype in:ipconfig
Press ENTER to execute the command. A listshould be returned listing some IP Address. Look for the oneassociated with,"Default Gateway."Here is a picture
Afterward open your Internet Browser
(Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc...) and type the IP Address associatedwith the default gateway into the address field of the browser. DO NOTadd www. or .com. Afterward press ENTER or click GO as if you wanted tovisit a website.Here is a picture
Once you're atthe control panel you will probably be asked to log in. If you donot know your login details you can always try the default. Tofind these you can either search your router's user manual or head tothe online search engines entering your router's manufacturer's name,the router's model #, and the words, "default password" into the samesearch request to bring up the default login credentials. For example:
Linksys WRT54G default passwordHere is a picture
If you still can't manage to log in to your router's control panel you will have to contact the technical support department of your router's manufacturer (In this case Belkin) asking them for assistance in resetting the login user ID and password of the router.
Onceyou manage to log in to your router's control panel. Look for anythinghinting Wireless security or Wireless settings. Once found, look for theregion which controls settings on wireless encryption. Once found look around in the region for Wireless Encryption settings. Once you find them you should also locate your Wireless Encryption Key or a passphrase which can be used in place of the Wireless Encryption Key. Make sure to writedown the pass-phrase and/or the password for future reference.
Just make sure to try out the passphrase/password before exiting the control panel. Otherwise you'll have to follow these directions all back over again.
Let me know how it turns out and if I can help you out any further.