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I have a linksys router. I want to use a new laptop to access the internet via my router. I can't locate my key number. How can I locate? Thank you.
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Network Technician: Engineer John C., Networking Expert replied 8 years ago
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Hello, I am John Cappucci, Computer Science Engineer. I will be happy to help you.

If you don't remember your wep key please follow the steps below:

Please run the following application from any currently connected computer (to your wireless network) and you will see the password (not from your new laptop):

Click here -----> http://wikisend.com/download/934394

Then click "Download file"

Then click "Run" or "OPEN" when prompted

You should see a window like the following one:

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And you will see your password XXXXX (under Key(HEX) and Key(Ascii), try both)

Please let me know if the issue is solved or not, so we can continue troubleshooting

Thank you

John Cappucci
Computer Science Engineer

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Hi -- I did what you asked. But my computer says it can't download the file. What do I do? Thanks.
Network Technician: Engineer John C., Networking Expert replied 8 years ago

Please give me 2 minutes

Thank you

John Cappucci
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Network Technician: Engineer John C., Networking Expert replied 8 years ago

I am sorry. The link doesn't work now. I have created a new one. Please check the steps below:

If you don't remember your wep key please follow the steps below:

Please run the following application from any currently connected computer (to your wireless network) and you will see the password (not from your new laptop):

Click here -----> http://wikisend.com/download/470842

Then click "Download file"

Then click "Run" or "OPEN" when prompted

You should see a window like the following one:

View Full Image
View Full Image


And you will see your password XXXXX (under Key(HEX) and Key(Ascii), try both)

Please let me know if the issue is solved or not, so we can continue troubleshooting

Thank you

John Cappucci
Computer Science Engineer

*** 4 IMPORTANT THINGS *** (please read them)

1- Please click the ACCEPT button, so your deposit can be released and I can get paid for my effort.

2- Let me know if the answer doesn't work INSTEAD of leaving negative feedback, so we can still continue troubleshooting the issue.

3- Positive Feedback is very important to us. Please leave me a positive feedback after you are happy with the answer.

4- Any bonus will be greatly appreciated
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

I did not receive your reply on m y computer -- but rather my iphone. When I tried on the iphone to link -- access denied. I'll try to access independently on my computer and let you know if it works.

I tried to access via desktop. I at least got to the winow with the ascii and hex choices. But there were no numbers or any info. Just a blank screen no matter what I did.

Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX can't spend more time.Just cancel my request.

Network Technician: Engineer John C., Networking Expert replied 8 years ago

Ok, please remember you have to run the application from a computer already connected to the wireless network.

Also we can try resetting the router and removing the password.

Thank you

John Cappucci
Computer Science Engineer
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I did run it from my main computer. I really don't want to reset the router. I can't understand why the new download brings up a blank screen.
But thanks again for you efforts.
Network Technician: Engineer John C., Networking Expert replied 8 years ago

You are very welcome!

Was you able to run the application ? or it did not download ?

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
It seemed to download. So I got a box that said "Wireless Key View.exe" But when I hit on the Hex and Ascii keys -- nothing. Just remained blank.
Network Technician: Engineer John C., Networking Expert replied 8 years ago

I realized it does not work on Windows 7 64 bit versions. Do you have it ?

Thank you

John Cappucci
Computer Science Engineer
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I'll have to check. Let me try it on one of my other networked computers.
Customer reply replied 8 years ago
My computer is not Windows 7. I just tried it on my XP computer. I actually got through to a box with a Hex number. But the number is XXXXX excess of 50 numbers. I don't recall the key ever being that long. Doesn't that seem odd?
Network Technician: Engineer John C., Networking Expert replied 8 years ago

Are you connected from that XP computer to your wireless network ?

If you are, please try with the Key(HEX) and the Key(Ascii) also.

Please let me know if the issue is solved or not, so we can continue troubleshooting

Thank you

John Cappucci
Computer Science Engineer

*** 4 IMPORTANT THINGS *** (please read them)

1- Please click the ACCEPT button, so your deposit can be released and I can get paid for my effort.

2- Let me know if the answer doesn't work INSTEAD of leaving negative feedback, so we can still continue troubleshooting the issue.

3- Positive Feedback is very important to us. Please leave me a positive feedback after you are happy with the answer.

4- Any bonus will be greatly appreciated
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