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Asus router rt ac68u needs a wpa pw to connect, mine did not

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Asus router rt ac68u needs a wpa pw to connect, mine did not come with one? What is it? Thank you.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Viet - Network Tech replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

I'm sorry about the issue. Do you have a laptop/wireless computer that is currently able to connected via wireless? If so, does it have Windows xp, vista, or 7, 8, or Mac?

Please reply at the box below. Thank you.

Expert:  Viet - Network Tech replied 1 year ago.

Here are two possible solutions:

Solution #1:

- If your Mac computer is currently connected via wireless Internet (i.e., the Mac computer is not connected to the Asus router with a cable), then please do the followings in order to retrieve the Wi-Fi/wireless/WPA key/password:

  1. Open Finder, then select Applications, then Utilities. Then open Keychain Access
  2. If needed, select System under Keychains column on the left. If needed, select All Items under Category on the left.
  3. Then you'll see your network name on the right column. (It will have a kind of AirPort network password.)
  4. Double-click on your network name.
  5. Select tiny box at Show password.
  6. Enter your Mac administrator's password, and press the Enter key. If you don't have one, just leave it blank and press the Enter key.
  7. Then you will see your wireless password ***** security / WPA key (it is case-sensitive).

Solution #2:

  1. Go to the website below:
    http://router.asus.com
    (or website http://192.168.1.1)
  2. When prompted, enter admin for both the Username and the Password.
  3. Click on the Wireless option on the left.
  4. Then you will see the WPA / Pre-Shared Key / password. (It is case-sensitive.)

When you are available, please reply back at the box below to continue troubleshooting. Thank you,

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