Updated: March 21, 2023
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by Anna Chernetska
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How do I find my network security key

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Nice to meet you, *****!
In order to help you, I need your assistance here please, could you tell me more about the issue? Where do you see this request for a security key?

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I'm trying to set up a new computer

Are you looking for the password from your Wi-Fi?

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Are you currently connected to this Wi-Fi network on any of your devices?

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Which one?

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Home internet

On your laptop? PC?

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No two other computers

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Do you have Windows or Mac system on that computers?

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I don't know

Okay, let us try to find your Wi-Fi password on one of the connected computers
Let's try assuming you have Windows there
Can you turn on one of the connected computers, please?

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Thank you
Could you, please follow the instructions I am going to send you, and let me know if any of the steps are not quite clear?
I'll be happy to clarify them to you!

  1. Click the Start Menu.
  2. Click Network Connections.
  3. Click Network and Sharing Center.
  4. Click on the Wireless network icon.
  5. Click Wireless Properties.
  6. Open the Security Tab.
  7. Check Show characters to make the network security key visible.
    Is everything clear with the provided instruction?
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It says verifying and connecting

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Do you have any additional questions I can help you with?

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No Thanks for your help

I am so pleased to see your issue got resolved!

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