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Q: wifi network password

I checked the forums but didnt see what Im asking directly covered first I am a complete newbie when it comes to wifi I just got a network wifi password used month old laptop when I click on the wifi icon I get the network screen then it searches and comes up with a couple of wireless networks I choose one of them and when I click on it another box open and asks for a network wifi network password key Every network I select asks for a key but I have searched the internet and cant really find out where to find the key Do I make up my own keys Also I want to be able to travel with it and not have wifi network password to make up keys everytime im in a new city or use a different wireless network So can someone please help me and tell me what I need to do Thanks in advance and sorry if this is a stupid question but Im at a loss nbsp

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A:How do I register a wifi network name and password ?

WalkerJ72 wrote:How do I register a wifi network name and password on my hp laptop ? I can not find a phone number to do that, Thank-you,Hi, Why you have to regiter your wifi network name and password ? You need to keep it for yourself and DO NOT let people know unless your relatives or close, very close friends. Regards.
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Two things for you to do:

- Update your Wi-Fi adapter's driver to the latest driver.

- Remove all your wireless network profiles to refresh your wireless connection, here's a Tutorial by Brink. Manually re-add your SSID or wireless network with the correct pass-phrase.

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This is not a complaint, my wifi is working fine, my question is HOW
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the new laptop and I connected with them a few times.

Now that I have returned to Jordan, I resumed my job at the same company, and when I first walked in, with my new laptop which I got from a different country, it connected automatically with the office's wifi network. and I want to understand how?

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A:How/where do I enter WiFi password to join company WiFi?

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Also, Is there a way to change your MAC adress?

A:Forgot Router log-in password/Wifi password, Cannot be Reset (As in; not going to)

As I think that you already know, the solution is to reset the router to factory defaults. When you reconfigure it tape the pertinent account/password/encryption key information to the bottom of the router.

Some ISPs track the MAC Address of the device connected to the modem. It is perfectly fine and easily done to clone the registered MAC address to the router's WAN to avoid having to call the ISP. There is no other need that I know of to change a MAC Address.

Other than the above advice your thread is subject to our password rule:

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

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A:HP G62 Notebook Wifi not connecting although wifi network de...

Hi, You have a couple of options as I see it please try these steps might help you to fix your issue. 1) Disconnect the Battery & Adapter then press & hold the power button on Notebook for 30 seconds then turn on the unit and check if the Wireless light turns on. 2) Go to Device manager then uninstall the wireless drivers and restart the unit and check if the light turns on. 3) Please update the Bios & Wireless driver from HP website. 4) If you are comfortable reseating the wireless card which will be on the back panel off your unit you could try this steps as well.  Let us know how it goes!  ****Click the White Kudos star to say thanks********Please mark Accept As Solution if it solves your problem****

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A:Wifi Network info/details appearing behind Network List on hover.

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Forgot to mention:
Dell adds "bloatware" to their PCs to "improve the user's experience" so I would check Dell Support for your specific model and look for updates.

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A:WIFI password

Type in the start bar Manage Wireless Networks
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Are those in the waiting room to be allowed into OR forbidden access to your Lan systems?

You already have

to Isolate the W.R from your lan, connect

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A:Hardwiring & Wifi...the same password!!!

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Hi beautiful and welcome to SF,

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A:Cannot Save WIFI Password

Originally Posted by jcvann

Every time I restart my Windows 10 Pro 64 bit, I have to enter the password for my WIFI network. I cannot find anyplace to save the password. The network is set to connect automatically.

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A:Help with changing wifi password?

Originally Posted by flycaster

Recently was advised to change my wifi password. Although I can handle myself when using my browser, I do have trouble when dealing with networking and wifi. So, my question is: Do I have to just change the PW on windows 10 (if so, how,) or is there more to it...if so, what do I have to do? Thanks.

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A:WiFi Password Problem

Can you login to the router? If it were me I'd do that and disable WPS and make sure the router is using WPA (or WPA2) encryption. WPS has a security flaw, but admittedly I don't use it because I don't really understand it, have had trouble with it enabled, not all devices support it, and it is not needed.
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A:Changing WiFi password in win 8

Do you have an issue, locoengrneal?
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Dhruvz said:

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Originally Posted by jsiete

Hi, I have a young'un I'd like to make "earn" internet each day. The plan is, he needs to come talk to me or his dad and we will type in the wifi password. Only trouble is that his devices (Windows 10 laptop and Surface Pro) automatically remember our home wifi password upon booting, even if I tell them to forget the network. Is there any way to make sure that the password MUST be entered each time? (This isn't an option with my ISP's parental controls. Alternatively, I know I can change the wifi password every day if I want through our ISP or router settings, but that's a last resort since that would mean that the adults have to type it in fresh on their phones and laptops every day as well... no bueno.)

I'm not very tech-minded so feel free to explain it like you would to a five year old. Screenshots always welcome.

Thanks in advance!

Hi jsiete and welcome to Tenforums.

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Quote: Originally Posted by rashidkeezhal

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A:help no network wifi

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Hello all, just got a new labtop with a wireless card and I booted it up and I connected to a wireless network here at my home. It said that there are one or more of the connections available. So i hooked up to one. My question is, I wanted to find out how to see whos network it is as I want to tell them that thier WIFI network is not secure. Any commands I could run ect to see whos it is?


A:Connected to WIFI network who's is it???

Even though you mean no harm just connecting to someone's network is illegal. Yes, I know they aren't being very smart, but if somebody leaves their front door open you can't assume you are welcome to walk in.

Since they set up the network without encryption, they probably know it's unprotected.

Your best bet is to just leave it alone. As you start to learn/use networks you'll soon enough see how you might be able to locate the source of the network.