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I'm trying to connect a new laptop to an existing thompson st585 v6 router but I've lost the network security key. How do I find it?

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Login to the web-server "inside" the router, and you can view the current settings for the wireless interface.

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2. On the browser, enter the router's IP address
3. Log into the router
4. Navigate to router's wireless setup
5. Change the SSID to something NEW and DISTINCTIVE - do not use a default SSID
6. Make sure SSID is being broadcast - click to set the check-box if it wasn't set before
7. Save and exit the router setup then disconnect the ethernet cable
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