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My wife's computer is now she is unable to access our wi-fi netwo

When trying to re-establish the connection for my wife, I am asked for a passphrase. I can't seem to locate where I wrote it down. Is it possible to use one of my existing connected computers to find the passphrase I created.

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Hi!

On some computers yes. You just need to go to the settings for the connection or edit the connection then on some computers there is a checkbox that would say show passphrase. But this is not generic to every computer. Some would not have that.

What you could do is login to your wireless access point's setup and get the passphrase from there.

I hope this helps.

Jubert

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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  • krummy68 Jun 03, 2010

    How do I login to my wireless access point?

  • krummy68 Jun 04, 2010

    I still don't know how to log-in to my wireless access point settings.



    John

  • Jubert Ledesma
    Jubert Ledesma Jun 04, 2010

    Hi!

    You can access your access point or router setup through your web browser. In your browser you enter the ip address of your router on the address bar some would usehttp://192.168.0.1 othershttp://192.168.1.1. It actually depends on your access point.

    You will then get a login screen. Go ahead and login. Then look for your wireless settings and get the security key from there.

    Jubert


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3: Some WI-FI equipment is "too old" to use 128 bit WEP or WPA.
(I don't think this aplies to your problem)

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