WiFi password (Network Security Key) serves for protection your wireless network and prevents the unauthorised access to your PCs, laptops, tablets, phones, etc. In different operating systems it also can be called Wireless Security Key, Wireless Password and Network Security Key. It is a typical situation when you forget the security key for your wifi because everything has been working well for a long time. And suddenly you need to enter your WiFi password again. It may happen if you decided to reinstall Windows on your laptop, change the account or perhaps if you want to connect your new smartphone or tablet to your home wireless network. Today we will show you how to view wifi password, saved in Windows 10. Guide updated to meet Fall Creators Update changes. Continue reading
TP-Link Archer C7 (hardware version v2) is the most unstable-working router I ever had. It randomly stopped working at least once in two days. Sometimes I had to restart it three times a day but Internet was constantly dropping (even when connected via Ethernet) and Wi-Fi kept disconnecting all the time. Now and then 5 GHz network dropped until I power cycled the device. In summer 2017 I tried to upgrade its firmware to the latest version but nothing helped and I continued to reset the router on freeze. But here is a solution that finally helped me stop all those hangings and unstable work of Archer C7. Besides, we’ve got a workaround to fix such unreliable work of your router if the solution doesn’t suit you for some reason. Continue reading
I’m sure, most of you’ve noticed the word “Public” under the network name in Windows 10 many times. But I bet that few of you really know what this description means in fact. Some time ago a friend of mine asked me with a frown “How can my home Wi-Fi be public?” what made me laugh a lot. Well, from this article you will learn about the following basics:
- what is the difference between public and private networks;
- how to change public network to private in Windows 10, regardless of whether it is wireless or wired.
Step-by-step guide on how to connect to Wi-Fi network with hidden SSID on Windows 10 desktop, laptop, Android 8 phone, tablet, iPhone
As you probably know, you can hide your Wi-Fi network name in the settings of your wireless router (or access point) to improve security of your hotspot. After you hide SSID, everyone will first need to enter the correct SSID and only then – a valid security key to connect to your wireless network. And here is how to connect to a Wi-Fi network that doesn’t broadcast its name.
I can’t open the configuration page or my repeater after I configured it to extend my router’s Wi-Fi network. I can log in to my router’s settings page only. Please, tell me how can I find current IP address of my repeater, open its web interface and change the settings? Continue reading
Some time ago we wrote about how to fix issue with Internet access. In this article we will mention all possible reasons and solutions to fix WiFi not working on Android device such as phone or tablet. The problem may look quite different. For instance:
- All mobile devices connect to W-iFi except one.
- Mobile device connects to all wireless networks but won’t connect to your home router.
- Android phone (tablet) connects to Wi-Fi but suddenly disconnects for no obvious reason soon (or after a definite period of time).