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#1 rico_suave


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Posted 27 October 2008 - 06:59 AM

Is there someplace in XP (home edition) that stores visited wireless network SSID's and the passwords used to get access to the network?

Long story short, I used my mothers wireless network a while ago, but now that she is adding a wireless computer to her network, she needs to know what the password was, and I have no clue, so I'm hoping that it is stored somewhere that I can get at it on my laptop to give to her. This would be much easier than having to show her how to reset the password over the phone.

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#2 E-Mu


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Posted 27 October 2008 - 07:04 AM


For Password do you mean WEP/WPA key?

This wont be stored on you PC anywhere, you will have to log into the control panel for the router and pick up the WEP/WPA key from there.

You can find out how to do this from the router manual or post the make and model no here and i'll instruct you how to.

This would be much easier than having to show her how to reset the password over the phone.

Or as it appears you don't live at home anymore it may be easier to reset.
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Posted 28 October 2008 - 02:49 AM

This normally does the trick:


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