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MY ROUTER WORKS AND I GOT SECURED AND EVERYTHING BUT WHAT IS MY WEB KEY??

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A WEP key(not WEB) is something that is set up during installation, for security purposes..

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Forgotten password for wifi network


Which operating system ??
Your wireless Internet password is the encrypted security pass phrase that was set up when you installed your wireless router.

Your router allows you to access the Internet.
If you have access to more than one wireless network, you may need to remember multiple passwords.

If you happen to forget one password, you have two options: reset your password or locate the current password.

Windows 7 allows you to view the security characters of all your wireless network passwords.
Click the "Wi-Fi" network icon located on the Window's taskbar.


Right-click the name of your network's "SSID" name and select "Properties" from the drop-down menu.


Click the "Security Tab." The network security key is now visible but unreadable.


Click the "Show Characters" check box and this will reveal your wireless password.

http://www.thewindowsplanet.com/939/how-to-recover-wi-fi-network-key-in-windows-7.htm

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Reset My WiFi Password

Wireless networking is a common feature in homes and offices.
Wireless routers provide access to a single Internet source, and wireless passwords ensure that only select users can access the network.

If a password is forgotten or lost, the password can be recovered or reset by accessing the router's Web-based settings menu.

Most wireless routers also have a reset button, which is capable of returning the router to its default settings which includes resetting the password.

Connect to your Wi-Fi or attach your computer directly to the router with an Ethernet cable.
Open your Web browser.

Enter the default address of your router.
The default address is listed in your user manual or on the product website.

Linksys and 3Com routers typically use "192.168.1.1" while Netgear routers use "192.168.0.1."
Enter your username and password.

Many routers use "admin" for the username and password by default.
Locate the wireless security settings. Disable the wireless security.

Reset to Factory Defaults

Locate the reset button on your router.
Typically the reset button is a small indented hole on the back of the device.

Insert a long thin object such as a paperclip and hold down the reset button for 30 seconds to revert the router to its factory default settings.

Open your Web browser.
Enter the default address of your router.

The default address is listed in your user manual or on the product website.
Linksys and 3Com routers typically use "192.168.1.1" while Netgear routers use "192.168.0.1."

Enter your username and password.
Many routers use "admin" for the username and password by default.

Locate the wireless security settings and add security as necessary.

How To Reset Your Router's Password
http://www.lostintechnology.com/how-to/how-to-reset-your-routers-password

Jan 06, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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Have G wireless router, Belkin model F5D7234-4-BC. Lost wireless capability, reset but now my laptop is asking for the network security key. I don't know it if I have one. It sounds like this should be...


I will be happy to assist you with this problem.
There should be a small reset on the back of the router. As seen in the picture below.jameshumanit.gif
First, you will need to push this button using a paper clip or a small screwdriver etc. Keep the button pressed for about 15 seconds. This will return your router back to it's like new settings. It will take approximately 1 minute for your router to reset.
Once the router has been reset. You can access the setup information via your web browser by plugging the router into one of your network ports and typing this into your address bar http://192.168.2.1
If you have any further questions, please ask, I will be happy to elaborate.

Nov 22, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I want to play one of my videogames and it invovles internet connect it says my wep keys invalid whats whats a wep key and how do i make it valid so i can play my game


The WEP Key is the key one sets in the Router when one set the security, it is a number and it must be entered into the correct field, when attempting to logon and connect to a secured network.
Either set your router to Unsecured. The one doesn't need a Key.
Or re-setup your router, by loging into the router from your web browser typing in it's address, and set it up again, and this time note down the Key you set,usually it is best to copy past it to a notepad document, as it is a very long number, then when asked you can type enter it into the required field, and then you should be able to logon.
You need to consult your routers manual, to see how to do this.

Aug 19, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Where is my wep key located


a WEP key is a group of numbers assigned automatically or manually to the wireless router for security so anyone who does not know the key can't access your wireless network.

Jul 15, 2010 | Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop

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Can't find my WEP key


By defaul, your WEP key is the serial number of the router, located in label in the bottom of the unit.

Apr 19, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I am looking for my wirless routers web key Im not sure where to look people sa I should look for the Admin Page but im computer dumb haha please help!


1. connect to router using cable (RJ45)
2. make sure NIC configuration is set to dhcp client
3. click start run and type cmd in text field press enter on keyboard
4. type ipconfig /all in black window and press enter on keyboard
5. write down ip address of Gateway should be somthing like 192.168.x.x where x = number between 1 and 254.
6 open browser type in address bar http://192.168.x.x/
7 if you are promted for a username and password check the default username and password on the internet for the make and model for the router if this does not work then reset the router by finding the reset button usualy at the back of the router and use a paper clip to depress the reset button for at least 5 seconds go back to step 1.
8 once connected to web interface on router look for wirless LAN, security you will then find the network key or passphrase depending on what type of security is being used.

Apr 15, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I just got a laptop, and i am trying to connect it to tthe router, it's says i need a wep/wap key. where can i find that key?


The wep key has to be created on the router so if you didn't set it up then you need to ask the person who did what it is. Assuming that it is your router and you lost or forgot the key then you can get into the router with a computer that is hardwired to the router. So you plug your laptop into the router and open up internet explorer. In the address bar you need to put in the router's address (Ex: linksys is 192.168.1.1) this will pull up the router menu default login is admin and password admin or root. (if these have been changed then you can push in the reset button on the back but this will wipe out everything and you'll have to set it up again,not preferable.) If you have another router then you can get online on another computer and look these default codes up for your router. If these work then you are in the menu and you can go to security section and create a new wep (or take it off completely again not preferable) make sure to save the changes you have made before getting out of the menu and write down the wep you created or save it in a word doc. Now you can unhook your laptop and try to connect wirelessly when it asks for a wep put in the key you created,reenter it and hit connect and you should be good to go.

Jan 16, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I have a F5D9230-4 and a few months ago got a WII. I've tried to get the WII set up to go wireless thru my router to their website. It accepts everything but when it tries a connect test it fails and...


  1. Turn of wireless security in the router, see if you can get the Wii to work UNSECURE.
  2. If the Wii, connects with security turned off, then enable security on the router (WPA is recommended) and a 10 digit key (I use an onld phone number from my childhood)
  3. Go back to internet settings on the Wii, select the wireless configuration you were using, click advanced, and enter the WPA key.
  4. Test connection Wii should work

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I cannot acess the internet with a new wireless router


you need to make shure you computer has a wireless acces point if it does you have to able it !



once its working you need to secure the router go on the brand web site!

Jan 13, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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