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#1 Computer Lifeline

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 03:18 PM

Hi,

Here is a situation: a wireless router uses WEP for security. The WEP key is remembered on several laptops, but no one can remember the key. Is there a way to find out the WEP key without resetting the router? Resetting the router will affect all the laptops and it will be the last resort.

Thanks in advance!

Moderator Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

Edited by Animal, 19 April 2007 - 03:19 PM.


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Posted 19 April 2007 - 03:20 PM

What brand router?, and can you log in to the router?
The name says it all -- 59 and holding permanently

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 04:11 PM

Wireless settings may not be visible unless you login into the router using a wired connection.
And even if the router permits looking at/changing the key in wireless mode, it's an insecure thing to do.




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