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Don't know key to my WEP wireless

by derrickwix / January 19, 2013 4:25 AM PST

I have a linsys wireless WRT54GS and I never got my key to my WEP before I changed it from WPA or some such. I'm here now because I have a wireless hotspot on my phone, and my linksys wireless is inaccessible to me.

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If you have Windows 7, you can get the key
by wpgwpg / January 19, 2013 4:37 AM PST

With Windows 7 (and likely 8 too, but I haven't checked), you can look at your connections and click the "Show characters" box for the key to see it. If you don't have that ability, you can insert a straightened out gem clip into the hole in the bottom to reset it to factory settings, then rerun the setup program. If you do, WRITE DOWN the passkey in a place you can find.

Good luck.

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Re: wireless password
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 19, 2013 4:39 AM PST
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