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I have bought a new lap and I am trying to connect.

The lap top is new and the router is the one I had been using. It continues to ask for the security key. How do I find the correct key or is it easier to hit the reset button on the router.

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You will need to check the wireless settings of the router
is there any computer connected to the router ?
If yes then you can open the router set up page on that computer.
Router set up page is the page where you can check all the wireless settings of the router.

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for step by step instructions

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Open a browser
Go to 192.168.1.1
Enter the username and password if you have set
Else use username:(blank) password:(admin)
Go to Wirless and Wireless security and check if you have the wireless password in it
Else try to reconfigure the wireless network on your laptop

If still no go RESET your Router

Note: Have all details provided by your ISP before resetting it

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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