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Reference to network security key

I'm trying to ssetup internet on laptop computer I can't remember my network security key for my router model no f5d7231- How can I reset it?

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Hi Labormurse,

Got to start>run>Type in CMD. In the black box that opens, type in IPCONFIG. (Assuming you are using XP) You will see a list of information, and look for the Gateway IP, Probley something like 192.168.x.x. Type that into your Internet Explorer address bar, and that should open a window asking for a user name and passwrod. Put in that info, from your manual, and you can access your router. If that don't work, you can set your router to defaults, by finding the reset button, usually a small hole in front or back, and pressing the reset switch it a pen tip, or paperclip.
Bad newes is, you will have to start from scratch if you reset to defaults, Good Luck,

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