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recovery after crash

Discussion in 'Networking' started by bardwell, Mar 28, 2008.

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  1. bardwell

    bardwell Thread Starter

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    I am unable to access my wireless network
    My master computer crashed and would not boot correctly I have been unable to repair the XP installation using my setup disk
    I have installed a new copy of Xp on my second hard disk
    My problem is that my wireless network was encrypted and stupid has lost the key
    Modem is a Phillips SNA5630ns The network is working as I am using my daughters computer to post this message
    Any suggestions please
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    The only way to recover the key is to login to the router's web based setup and see if the key is displayed in plain text. If not, you'll have to change it to a known key and configure all the workstations to use the key.
     
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