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i cannot remember my wifi password is there any way i can

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i cannot remember my wifi password is there any way i can retrieve it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Steve Herrod replied 1 year ago.

Steve Herrod :

Hi, I'll be happy to help with this issue

Steve Herrod :

it should be possible to log in to the wireless router and retrieve the password XXXXX there

Steve Herrod :

can you let me know the make/model?

Customer:

do not know the make or model would it be on the device

Steve Herrod :

it should be

Steve Herrod :

either netgear, d-link or something like that

Customer:

ok i willtry

Steve Herrod, System Administrator
Category: Networking
Satisfied Customers: 2727
Experience: Fully conversant with Networking (LAN/WAN) and associated systems (Active Directory/Firewalls etc)
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Expert:  Steve Herrod replied 1 year ago.
Hi Edward,

If you can let me know your Internet provider I might be able to work out the router model from that.

Cheers

Steve
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

internet provider is aol

Expert:  Steve Herrod replied 1 year ago.
Hi Edward,

Thanks - AOL normally use a Thomson Speedtouch model. If so, you can follow the below procedure to retrieve the wireless password.

Go to either of the addresses below

http://speedtouch.lan

192.168.1.254

and that should load a web interface - from there choose:

1 In the left menu, click Home Network.
2 Under Wireless, click the name of the Access Point you want to view or
configure.

And the Wireless Password/Key should be displayed.

Cheers

Steve

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