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How do I find my security key for my wireless router I have

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How do I find my security key for my wireless router? I have used this for some time but just bought a new computer and it will not let me log on wireless.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  sandy replied 6 years ago.
Hello My Friend,

Welcome to Just Answer.com. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am a Microsoft- Certified Technician who will assist you today. I understand how important this is for you. I will put in my best effort to help you out. This process might require multiple contacts from both sides.

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

Open your web browser, like internet explorer. Delete everything from the address bar(the box that start with http) and type in 192.168.1.1(if this does not work, please type 192.168.2.1) and hit "Enter."

Now it will ask you for user name and password

username=keep it blank(do not type in anything in this box)
password=admin

or (if this does not work)

Use admin as the user name in the pop-up box and admin in the password XXXXX

Now,

Now, you will see your SSID. This is the name of the network you will see it under available network connections.

Under Wireless, Go to Basic wireless settings, Wireless security
You will find your key here.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

I think I made a mistake and put my name in for the user and now it still does not accept my password XXXXX I created.

Expert:  sandy replied 6 years ago.
username=keep it blank(do not type in anything in this box)
password=admin
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