How to Get a WiFi Password

Many times, people have their cable modem plugged in and ready, and have their computer on and are attempting to connect to their new Wi-Fi network. When using a network for the first time, you are always required to enter the network's password, and some people do not know where to find this. Finding a Wi-Fi password is simple, and once you set your enter your password, you will have the option of changing the password yourself to further protect your privacy.

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A transparent lock in cyberspace.
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Go over to your modem and look underneath it.

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Locate the long password printed on the bottom. The password will be a series of numbers and letters. Write down the password so you do not forget it.

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Enter the password in the password box that comes up when attempting to connect to your Wi-Fi. After a few seconds, you should be connected to the Internet and able to surf.