Have one laptop that has the correct password for wifi access. Is there anyway to reveal the password? Guidance sought

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If you can cable in to the router then you can get the password from the admin interface. Or you can ask whomever maintains the router for the password.

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What exactly are you wanting, the password for the router/modem or the encryption key?
As a last resort, you can reset the router or modem to the default factory settings.

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The Reverend Jim is correct. You need to access the admin web page on the router, which means you need to directly connect your computer to it with an ethernet cable since you don't have WiFi access. There, you can either view the password, or if it is obscured, you can reset it.

If you reset the admin password and forgot that also, you may have to do a hard reset (there is a recessed button on most routers to do that) and set it up again. Most of the time, the default admin password is either empty, or simply "admin" without the quotes.

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on that computer of yours that is connected to the wifi, right click on the wifi name and choose properties,
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then go to security tab, then show password.

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Once you are cabled in you can open a browser and type 192.168.1.1 into the address. Many routers use that to serve up the admin screen.

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rest the modem from the small button in back side and confgure it agian.

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There is a WPS button on your modem if it's supported.

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in windows, right click on the wifi network name and choose property then go to security tab and tick "show charactos" thats your password

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mnewsome do you still need help? It has been 1 month since your last reply.

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