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I have lost my key password for my wireless router. I need it to hook up my wireless printer. How can I see what the password is?

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If you already have access to the wireless network with another computer, you can download WirelessKeyView onto that computer and get the key from that.

The program is free and doesn't require installation. You just run the program and it will tell you all of the security keys stored on your computer. The program is for Windows, so if you are using a mac, I can look up a program for that. You will need a program to open zip files, but Windows ME and up, and most mac's, will be able to do that.

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