How to recover your wireless networking key

By | March 24, 2012
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Dave can’t remember his wireless security key
I can’t remember what my security key for my wireless network is and want to use it on my new iPad. How do I find out what this key is? Thanks!

Our answer
Here is an easy way to recover your wireless router security key, and it works well most of the time. It’s called “Wireless Key View” by Nirsoft. It’s a very small download – zip file – that you simple extract to a folder and click on the exe file to use it. In the main view you’ll see the key in both HEX and Ascii. You’ll be most interested in Ascii – that’s your wireless key. You can download WirelessKeyView from  .

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Note there are two versions – one for 32bit computers and one for 64bit. And don’t forget to read the program’s documentation. We hope this helps you. This program sets off alarm bells in many security programs because of the type of program it is. The program is 100% free from viruses, spyware and malware. You can ignore your security program’s warnings if this program upsets your security program.

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