network security key

I need to know where to locate the security key.  I have had problems with my network set up, I am almost there but am unable to locate my network security key.  Would you be able to tell me where on Windows 7, the host computer that this is located?


 

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Last updated June 25, 2019 Views 6,872 Applies to:
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Hi Mammy3,

While installing windows 7 during the installation process you  will get a key which is generated automatically when Windows detects the network and tries to connect to the network.

Are you referring to that network key?

The Set Up a Network wizard will guide you through setting up a security key.

·         Open Set Up a Network by clicking the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type network, click Network and Sharing Center, click Set up a new connection or network, and then click Set up a new network.

You may refer the below mentioned links.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Set-up-a-security-key-for-a-wireless-network

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Setting-up-a-wireless-network

 

 Hope this information helped!

 

 Thanks and regards,

 Fouzan – Microsoft support.

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