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Security key/ passphrase

I got a new laptop and would like to connect to the internet using my home network but I was asked for a security key or passphrase. The problem is that I can't remember the key/passphrase. HELP!
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The easiest workaround for this is to connect your laptop to the D-Link
with an ethernet cable.

Make sure your laptop IP address is configured for the same subnet
(example: 192.168.0.9)
Open your browser and go to http://192.168.0.1

Default username: user
Default password: (blank)

(This is of course assuming that you did not change your
default username/password)

Once you're in, change the passphrase to anything you want.

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On your router you can manually connect to the router through an ethernet cable, open a browser and connect to 192.168.1.1 in the URL bar. This will connect you to the device settings and there you can reset the WEP key to something of your choice.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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