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Is there no way to just view a network wireless key?

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I have a DLink DIR-825 and was wondering, can I just look at my wireless network key? I forgot it, and I want to hook my PS3 up wirelessly. Why do I need to reset this ****ing thing every time?
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Not hard to remember, just write it down somewhere if you have problems.

If you're really that pissed off about entering a code just disable security.
Otherwise, realize that the safety of your network and the information on it are worth a lot more than taking 5 seconds to enter a password for a new device.

Something like this might reveal what you're looking for:
http://nirsoft.net/utils/wireless_key.html
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You can also write the password on the bottom of the router
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use wirelesskeyview on your computer
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The wireless key should be viewable in the security options in your router. If not, then use wirelesskeyview like the others mentioned.

When you see the key, so you will not see the actual key. You will see a hexadecimal code. This is because it is encrypted.

If you would see the real key in full, what would be the point of encryption?
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