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When I am setting up my wireless laptop it asks for a PIN# that is suppose to be located on the router so it can config to laptop do you know what this pin #

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  • Anonymous Oct 16, 2008

    installed new computer. went to install software. the system asked for pin when using pin that we used first it tells me pin no good i need new pin to install software

  • ckymadasha May 11, 2010

    What PIN excatly is it a WEP key or a WPA

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Hi! I just had this same problem and it was driving me crazy but I finally found it!

If you can access the router configuration page: 192.168.1.1 (with your admin name and password) and look under the wireless tab... scroll down and it will say "if your client asks for the router's pin enter this number" and will have the pin listed for you.

Would have been great if they'd made it a bit easier but very happy I found it.

Hope that helps.

Xina

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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