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How to Find Your Wi-Fi Password on Windows 10

Published by Soufiane Sabiri | Categories : Computers - Networking - Computers - Security - Computers - Tips & Tricks

Have you forgotten your Wi-Fi password?

Do you want to recover the Wi-Fi password saved on your PC?

In this tutorial, we will be uncovering how to get your saved Wi-Fi password on Windows 10 without using any third-party software.

Let’s go!

Recover Your Wi-Fi Password on Windows 10

Open Run using the Windows+R keyboard shortcut and type in control ncpa.cpl, click “OK“.

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Right-click on your wireless adapter and choose “Status“.

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Click on “Wireless Properties“.

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Check “Show characters“, and there you have it!

Copy your password or write it in a note if it’s complicated.

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Bonus: Recover Previous Wi-Fi Networks’ Password

If you connected to a Wi-Fi network before but you don’t remember the password, then you can use Nirsoft’s WirelessKeyView.

You can download WirelessKeyView from this URL: https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wireless_key.html (scroll down to download, this page contains also the zip’s password)

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If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment below ;)

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Soufiane is a young computer scientist and specialist in web design, knows a lot of things in the computer world. This enthusiast enjoys helping people innovate and learn more about the IT world...

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