How to crack your own security enabled wireless network WEP? Forget your Wifi network WEP or WPA password key? What to recover, retrieve, and find your WEP or WPA security key? Perhaps the best option is to reset your router’s password if you forgot it.
My landlord was away for a long holiday and I just bought a new Smartphone with WiFi, and I forgot and lost the WEP / WPA password key he gave me. To view the WEP password, I use WirelessKeyView. It is a simple WiFi WEP / WPA decoder security key recovery tools that enables you to recover all wireless network keys/passwords (WEP/WPA) stored in your computer (Only in your computer, not over the wave).
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The only drawback of this tiny program is it only works if you store your WEP / WPA key with ‘Wireless Zero Configuration’ service of Windows XP and ‘WLAN AutoConfig’ service of Windows Vista. It allows you to easily save all keys to text/html/xml file, or copy a single key to the clipboard. WARNING: Use this to retrieve your own forgotten password, do not break the law. Download WirelessKeyView 32-bit and WirelessKeyView 64-bit.
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How to Reveal Asterisk Password without Software
This can be done manually with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser without the need to download any asterisk password reveler software. As for the tutorial below, I will demo this trick via Mozilla Firefox and the user interface is a Gmail. This trick is applicable on all password boxes.
- Step 1 – Highlight the existing password.
- Step 2 – Right click on the asterisk, from the menu, choose ‘Inspect Elements’
- Step 3 – Look for the ‘password’ input code, double click on the ‘password’ text
- Step 4 – Replace it with ‘text’ as shown in the screen shot below
The password masked by the asterisks are automatically revealed.
Video Tutorial on How To Find Your Own Wifi Password
Funny Wifi SSID Wireless Broadcast Names
Here are a complete list of creative wireless network names for your router, personally I like the ‘FBI Surveillance Van’ SSID name or the ‘Download Virus’ network name.