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How to recover my wifi key entered in my windows XP

by ksmj / February 2, 2006 2:07 PM PST

I am currently using a wireless network at home and have a key set for the network. I have the network currently set in my windows XP but I have recently try to access the wireless network in my linux box. I can't seems to remember the key and is there any way that I can recover the key from my windows XP box?


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When this happen...s
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 2, 2006 2:24 PM PST

I logon to my router and re-enter the key there.

Bob

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can't change setting
by ksmj / February 2, 2006 9:31 PM PST

the problem is i don't have the password to change the setting.my housemate is away on holiday now. that's why i need to recover the key from my windows XP instead.

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Is your Linux box..
by Papa Echo / February 2, 2006 10:10 PM PST
In reply to: can't change setting

....able to detect the Network ? Or you have not tried yet ?

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linux can detect network
by ksmj / February 2, 2006 10:51 PM PST
In reply to: Is your Linux box..

linux box can detect the network, but it requires a key to access the network.

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A long shot....
by Papa Echo / February 3, 2006 8:02 AM PST

....try ''default'' (without the quotes) for the key. If it does not work, and if you mean you cannot get into the gateway (router) for adjusting the SSID (for want of a password), you have to call your housemate or wait.....

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