29 września 2008 23:36
Steve, dude, I don't have the stuff you told me... I have Change Windows firewall settings, but I don't get to details and there is no SSI or whatever it is you said that gets me to that huge alpha numeric code I once had. I have multiple wireless connections that I signed on with using that code but I can't get the code from them either... how do I get that code? Using XP.
30 września 2008 12:31ModeratorIf you are using Windows Live OneCare and have used OneCare to secure your wireless router, the settings are available from within OneCare.
- On the computer that you used to help secure the wireless network, open OneCare and click Change Settings.
- On Firewall tab, click Advanced settings.
- On the Network connections tab, click your wireless network, and then click Details.
- The SSID and network key appear in the Security Information area.
If you aren't using OneCare or did not use OneCare to secure the network, you'll need to follow the instructions from your router manufacturer to either access the information on the router by connecting to it with a wired connection and signing on to the administration/configuration screen or reset the router to factory defaults and reconfigure it, again per the router manufacturer instructions.
The key is not typically visible in the wireless connection settings on the PC, it is masked out.
6 grudnia 2008 20:34
Hi, i took the steps that you showed to regain the network key but as soon as i get to the part click my wireless network it wont alow me to click on details is there another way i can recover my network key because im locked out of my secured network now
8 grudnia 2008 19:02Moderator
If Details cannot be clicked, then security for the network was not enabled from that PC in OneCare. If you used a different PC, you need to go to that PC. If you performed it manually, you'll need to refer to the router manufacturer's documentation on how to access the router setup or how to reset the router.
7 listopada 2009 16:13Ok,
I have OneCare and I'm trying to get my network key and when I go through this, when I get to the network connections tab and click on my wireless internet, it won't let me click on details. So what do I do?
7 listopada 2009 16:19ok i see this answer now, didnt see it when i wrote the other question. And thats not possible bc its the only pc in the house and i know ive looked this network key up before bc i hooked my iphone up to the router but now it wont give me details as an option and whenever you try to connect to the router its still saying onecare connection.
9 listopada 2009 13:33Moderator
ok i see this answer now, didnt see it when i wrote the other question. And thats not possible bc its the only pc in the house and i know ive looked this network key up before bc i hooked my iphone up to the router but now it wont give me details as an option and whenever you try to connect to the router its still saying onecare connection.
If you don't see the details, then your best option is to reset the router. Typically there is a button on the back/bottom of the router that you depress for 5 to 10 seconds to reset the router to factory default settings. You will then need to refer to the Router documentation for setup instructions.
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