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How do i find my own security key for my wifi?

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August 16, 2012 1:37:57 PM

how to find my security key

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a b $ Windows 7
August 16, 2012 1:42:12 PM

most routers have it written on the back or bottom of them
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August 16, 2012 1:42:31 PM

I am trying to get my laptop to work and it is asking me for my security key,, not sure what that is
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August 16, 2012 1:42:37 PM

You can't find it, but you can reset it. Go to the router config page, to the wifi setup area and put in a new one. You'll have to reconnect anything you already had connected to this afterwards.
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August 16, 2012 1:49:46 PM

mcnumpty23 said:
most routers have it written on the back or bottom of them

I looked but did not say security key on it,, what would I look for?
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August 16, 2012 1:50:50 PM




Find or Change Your Internet Security Passphrase


1)Open the web browser that you use: Firefox,Google Chrome,IE,or Opera and type in the IP address for your router,and press the Enter key.
http://www.routeripaddress.com/ < Router ip addresses can be found here

2)A window will open and then type in your routers default username and password,and press the Enter key again

http://www.routerpasswords.com/ < Router usernames and passwords found here
***** Username and Password may also be located on the side or bottom of your router *****

3)Navigate to the Wireless Security\Network Security Settings Tab and open it to locate or change your WEP or WPA Security Passphrase.
Use WPA because it provides better security.

4)Write this Security Passphrase down and put it in a safe place to access when needed.

5)Save settings and close your browser.


For more info about WEP and WPA Wireless Security visit link below.
http://www.webopedia.com/DidYouKnow/Computer_Science/20...
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August 16, 2012 4:06:46 PM

bearwebster said:
I looked but did not say security key on it,, what would I look for?


depends on the make of router

for example my bt home hub 3 says wireless security key ********** on the bottom of it--it also has a little pull out tab

with the key on it so if you want to connect a pc in another room you just take the pull out tab with you rather than

having to write the key down

other makes of router may say wep key or wpa key or similar usually followed by a code about 8 to 10 digits long

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