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forgot my network security key for my Netgear WNR1000 router.

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forgot my network security key for my Netgear WNR1000 router. How do i find it or change it?
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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
192.168.1.1
Hit enter.
Now, type the use name=admin
password=password
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.

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