It is very simple to learn the WiFi password from the computer. If you have forgotten your Windows 10 WiFi password and want to learn it again, you can easily find your password by following the steps in this article.
How to Learn a Forgotten WiFi Password on a Windows 10 PC
It is really easy to find a forgotten WiFi password on the Win10 operating system. Once you’ve entered the password of a Wi-Fi connection you’ve connected to for the first time, you don’t have to enter it again and again.
So if you forget your Wireless password one day, instead of making a few settings on your ADSL Modem or Router, you can learn your password from the Sharing and Network Center on your Windows 10 operating system.
Follow the steps below to find out the WiFi password of the network you connected to on your computer.
You can also easily find your Wireless password on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 by following the steps below.
Right-click on the wireless network, and then click Open Network and Sharing Center.
In the Network and Sharing Center window, click the name of the wireless network you connected to.
After the Wifi status window opens, click Wireless Features.
In the properties window of your wireless network, click the Security tab.
Activate the Show Characters option in the Security tab, as you see in the image below.
Once you find your forgotten password, do not forget to write it down.
Learning the WiFi Password Using CMD
The process of learning the WiFi key with CMD is for some more experienced users. It is an advantageous way to learn it from the command line. You can use CMD (Command Prompt) to learn the WiFi key registered on PC.
Follow the steps below to find the WiFi key using CMD from PC or Laptop.
Open Windows by pressing the Windows Key + R keys together. In the Run program, type “cmd” and click the OK button.
After running the CMD prompt, go to the next step.
To view existing wireless networks on your PC or Laptop, execute the command “netsh wlan show profile” in the CMD.
netsh wlan show profile
In User Profiles, you can see the wireless networks on your computer.
At the CMD prompt, execute “netsh wlan show profile” Your wireless network name “key = clear”.
netsh wlan show profile "Your WiFi Name" key=clear
Once your wireless network information is listed, go to Security Settings.
You can see your password in Key Content in Security Settings.
How to Find WiFi Password using a Program
After trying two different ways to learn the passwords stored on your Windows computer, you can still use 3rd Party software if you still can’t access your password.
Using 3rd Party software is easy and simple to learn the key. You can use the “WiFi Password Revealer” program to easily find your password.
WiFi Passwd Revealer is not a WiFi password cracking program, it only shows saved passwords on your computer!
Click on the button below to download the Revealer software directly to your computer.
How Do I Change the Network Settings of the Wireless Modem?
If you want to configure the WiFi settings of your ADSL/Wireless modem, you must access the device’s management interface through a web browser.
For example, when you access the default gateway of 192.168.1.1, you must type the user name and password of the Modem/Router.
For administrative information on your ADSL Modem, see the product user guide. Follow the steps below to change the Wireless password of your ADSL Modem.
First, open a web browser and type the default gateway IP address of your device in the URL and press Enter.
When your modem’s management panel opens as shown in the image below, enter your management information and click Login.
Your device’s management panel may be different, but usually, the WiFi settings write as Wireless Network. The following image shows the management panel of the TP-Link N600.
Click Wireless 2.4 GHz to change your modem’s Wireless key.
Click Wireless Security.
After clicking Wireless Security, you will see the screen in the right pane as below.
In this screen, enable WPA/WPA2 – Personal if it is not enabled. And then type the desired password in the Wireless Password section and click Save.
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