lost netgear password

  vectradam 16:58 01 Feb 2010
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hi
ive got a netgear wireless router that we have a laptop and a ps 3 connected to ok. we now want t connect a wii console but ive lost my password to set up the connection. what can i do

thanks

  mgmcc 18:26 01 Feb 2010

Connect to the router from any computer by ethernet cable, *NOT* wirelessly, and go into its configuration pages by typing its IP address (192.168.0.1 for DG834 routers) into your web browser.

Go into the "wireless" settings page. Unfortunately, Netgear routers mask the encryption key so you cannot read it directly. You therefore need to create a new 'key', make a note of it and enter that key when connecting again from Laptop and PS3, as well as the Wii.

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