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

i cannot remember my wifi...
i cannot remember my wifi password is there any way i can retrieve it
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12/24/2012
Steve Herrod
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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

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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
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago

internet provider is aol

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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