[Solved] How do i find my network security key

how and where to find my network security key on Windows 7 to set up for wireless remote use in hotels

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  1. Connect your router to the computer with the cable

    that came with the router then go Start then Run in

    XP - Windows key plus R in Vista and Windows 7 -

    then type in the following, including all the spaces:-

    cmd /k ipconfig /all

    then press Enter and from the black form that

    shows up, take a note of the numeric code beside

    the Default Gateway icon - something like

    Type exit to close the black form.

    Open Internet Explorer and enter that code into the

    URL address bar as though it was a website. You're

    then at the login page to the router's settings utility

    and admin will usually be the login with either admin

    or password as the password.

    If you're in, seek out Wireless and then Security and

    take a note of the key. Sometimes it may be a

    passphrase, some a simple set of letters and others

    a hexadecimal code. You also may as well note

    which level of security it is - WEP, WPA or WPA/PSK

    2 and then either AES or TKIP. Your computer will

    already know this but it's handy information to

    store. Note also that hexadecimal only contains

    numbers from zero to 9 and letters a to f so there's

    no confusion of I and O with 1 and 0.

    Keep a note of that security key in My Documents

    and also outside the computer.

    If you need more help when this thread has been

    inexplicably closed down, feel free to PM me.

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