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I had a working system. After bying a new laptop Linksys asked for a key. I forgot the key. What tot do

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Hello
You need to reset the router using reset button at back of the router and do the configuration again.
Hope this helps, good luck.

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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if you forgot the password for username and password for subscriber....theres an option,i dont know what kind of subscriber do you have in your country...if you forgot the username and passowrd you can ask in the subscriber.
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My new laptop is asking for my "Network Key"?


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your new laptop is asking a network key as you network(wireless) is a secured one.other laptops have this key already .in order to get the key,please open the internet explorer (or safari) in a working laptop and in the address bar type-192.168.1.1>>it will prompt you the username ,password page->>put "admin" as password and leave the username blank.once you logged into routers webpage,click on wireless tab and then click on wireless security subtab>>you can see the network key there.copy it or write down in a paper>>close that page.

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Since you forgot the security ket for the wireless network you need to access the router setup page using the a computer that is working fine with the router,
On the internet exploreer address bar of the working computer type in 192.168.1.1 , then that should be asking you for a username and password, just leave the username blank and password is admin. If tha admin password didn't work try typing your commonly use password.
If you're already on the setup page of the router, Just go to wireless tab then there's a wireless security sub tab there where you can find the security key that you need...

Hope that helps...........

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