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I purchased a new computer but i am unable to connect to the internet with my wireless adapter because it asks me for a security password that i never established when i initially connected my router and wireless adapter.

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Try using it without actually entering a password. Othewise, connect a computer to the router with an ethernet cable. Go to Start> Run> type cmd a black window should open up. Type ipconfig at the cursor. This will bring up a series of numbers. Try connecting to your router By typing the ip address that is in the "default Gateway" spot, in your browser address bar. If it has a login page, use "admin" as the user without a password and change the settings in there. You should be able to disable the password there.

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IF you are using a belkin wireless router you can retrive your passphrase as follows

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Step 1 : Connect Router - Computer ( Wired)

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