How to find a wifi password in Windows 10

Introduction:

Windows 10 like previous versions of the system has the ability to remember the WIFI password after the first connection to a wireless network. Since Windows 8 system even keeps some passwords between installations.

 

 

It can sometimes be useful to have access to registered WiFi passwords. For example, if you use a password to enter complicated and noted behind a box or email it to enter more easily on a smartphone, tablet or another computer. Or just because you forgot it. To access to where you stored the password.

Steps:

Before connecting to the WiFi network concerned then go to the Windows settings in the section Network & Internet 

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At the WiFi tab in the associated parameters click on “Change adapter options“:

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Note that it is also possible to access this page using the old Control Panel via the parameters of the network and sharing center the map.
Right-click on your wireless connection> Status

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A new window opens displaying the status of the WiFi connection. Click “Wireless Properties“:

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This triggers the display of a new window. Select the “Security” tab and check “Show characters“. The password is displayed.

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It is a pity not to use this trick for the networks to which it is connected. To find the wireless network passwords stored without being connected to it, you can use a dedicated software: WiFi password revealer . But be careful when installing uncheck the installation proposals potentially unwanted adware (Custom Install).


 

 

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