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If you have forgotten the password key for networks you use regularly but are not connected to it, you may be able to retrieve the password. First you need to open a Command Prompt window. RIGHT click the start menu and select Command Prompt (Admin) (This will work on other versions of Windows but you need to be able to ruin the command prompt as Administrator for it to work, usually you can search for command prompt then select the admin option)   Now we need to invoke the Network shell -a small windows utility. To get there type netsh and press enter. Then type: wlan show profile and press enter Now you will see a list of Wi-Fi networks you have connected to recently. Make a note of the one you want the password for, remember the correct spelling is vital. In my example I will use my ‘Dave’