How to find a network password on your computer?

Asked By: Nettie Ledner
Date created: Mon, Apr 26, 2021 11:11 PM
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In Network and Sharing Center, next to Connections, select your Wi-Fi network name. In Wi-Fi Status, select Wireless Properties. In Wireless Network Properties, select the Security tab, then select the Show characters check box. Your Wi-Fi network password is displayed in the Network security key box.
Answered By: Arlie Zboncak
Date created: Wed, Apr 28, 2021 1:14 AM
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Connect a PC to your wireless network

  1. Select the Network or icon in the notification area.
  2. In the list of networks, choose the network that you want to connect to, and then select Connect.
  3. Type the security key (often called the password).
  4. Follow additional instructions if there are any.
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How to Find All IP Addresses on a Network

  1. Open the command prompt.
  2. Enter the command “ipconfig” for Mac or “ifconfig” on Linux…
  3. Next, input the command “arp -a”…
  4. Optional: Input the command “ping -t”.
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Change the Wi-Fi network of Chromecast or Chromecast Audio

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Chromecast device.
  2. Open the Google Home app .
  3. Tap your device.
  4. At the top right corner, tap Settings Wi-Fi Forget this network.
  5. You'll be taken back to your Home screen.
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Forget a network on your Mac

  1. Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences, then click Network.
  2. Select Wi-Fi in the list on the left.
  3. Click the Advanced button.
  4. The Wi-Fi pane shows a Preferred Networks list…
  5. Click the remove button (–) beneath the list…
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Apply.
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Adding a Network Printer to Your Windows Computer

  1. Click on the Start button, and then select Devices and Printers.
  2. In the Devices and Printers window, click on Add a printer.
  3. In the Add Printer window, click on the option Add a local printer.
  4. Select Create a new port, and then select Standard TCP/IP Port from the drop-down menu…
  5. Enter the IP address of your printer.
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Look for a link or button named something like “attached devices,” “connected devices,” or “DHCP clients.” You may find this on the Wi-Fi configuration page, or you may find it on some sort of status page. On some routers, the list of connected devices may be printed on a main status page to save you some clicks.
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Finding the Network Security Key on Windows

  1. Right-click on the Start menu and then click on "Network Connections".
  2. Click on "Network and Sharing Center".
  3. Click on the name of your Wi-Fi network.
  4. Click on the "Wireless Properties" button and then on the Security tab.
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