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How to Find Out the WiFi Password Stored in Windows

How to Find Out the WiFi Password Stored in Windows - Wifi is a communication technology that uses electronic devices wirelessly (without cable) to communicate, wifi connections are generally used to access the internet.

WiFi connection is widely used because it provides ease and flexibility when accessing Internet network, this is certainly very suitable for users who often move places. In addition, nowadays WiFi technology is also able to provide high-speed Internet access such as using cable media.
How to Find Out the WiFi Password Stored in Windows
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In order to be able to connect to the internet via a wifi connection, we must authenticate using a password that has been configured on the access point when first installing. Devices that are connected to a wifi network will store a wifi profile that contains information about the SSID, Network type, Cipher, and Password.

That way, we only need to enter the WiFi password once, and our device will be connected automatically. But the problem is sometimes we forget our own WiFi password, this will be an obstacle when we want to connect a new device to the wifi network.

How to check the wifi password stored in Windows

To check the wifi password stored in Windows there are 2 ways, namely through the menu "network and sharing center" and also with the "netsh" command in the CMD window.

In this article, I will explain how to check the wifi password stored through the "Network and Sharing Center", the method is to right-click the wifi icon on the taskbar then select the Network and Sharing Center menu.
How to Find Out the WiFi Password Stored in Windows How to Find Out the WiFi Password Stored in Windows
Then click the Change adapter settings menu on the left menu bar, notice what I marked in red.
How to Find Out the WiFi Password Stored in Windows
Then right-click the Wireless Network Connection interface and select the Status menu.
How to Find Out the WiFi Password Stored in Windows
After that the Wireless Network Connection Status window will appear as shown below, please click the Wireless Properties button.
How to Find Out the WiFi Password Stored in Windows
Then select the Security tab and select the Show characters option to display the password in the Network security key column. In addition to password information, on this tab, we can also find other information such as Security type and Encryption type.
How to Find Out the WiFi Password Stored in Windows
That's how to find out the wifi password stored on the computer with the Windows operating system, hope this tutorial is useful and thanks. Please share this article on your social media to help develop this blog.

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