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How do I find my WPA Key if I do not know what it is or can

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How do I find my WPA Key if I do not know what it is or can I reset it?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  sandy replied 5 years ago.
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Could you please tell me the make of the router? linksys, netgear, belkin
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Netgear. Do not see an accept botton
Expert:  sandy replied 5 years ago.
How to find the key or password:

Please, follow these steps on the computer(like your desktop computer) which is connected to the router using an ethernet cable. However, if you have only laptop, please connect an extra cable from router to laptop

Also, please make sure that Modem must be connected to the Internet/wan port of the router.

Open an Internet Explorer browser and type the router IP address
Hit enter.
Now, type the use name=admin
Now, click OK.
Select Wireless Settings from the Setup menu in the left-hand navigation bar.
Under Wireless Network, you will see your network name in the Name (SSID) box.
Under Security Options, you will find your security key.

Note: Fixing computer is a lengthy process. If not fixed, please ask me again and I will provide you new steps immediately. Please do not leave negative feedback.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
The blue ray is asking for a WPA Key Entry. Is this the pass phrase or sometning else?
Expert:  sandy replied 5 years ago.
Once you follow the steps provided by me, just below the pass phras, you will get the key.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Nothing below the pass phrase except an apply or cancel button
Expert:  sandy replied 5 years ago.
Please check the key with wpa settings under Wireless Settings.

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