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Friday, January 27, 2017

Reveal stored WLAN passwords in Windows 10


Recently a colleague asked me for the WLAN password I used for our guest network in one of our locations. It was a while ago I asked for it and then I saved it for reusing it.

Then I needed it again and thought: "Where is this stored and can I reveal it?"
Yes you can!


1. Simply open a Admin CMD.
2. Type in: netsh wlan show profile  (This shows up all stored WLAN networks on your system!)



3. Type in: netsh wlan show profile "WLAN NAME" key=clear






The "Key Content" reveals the super secret password.
For security reasons this only works with and administrative command prompt.


Enjoy your new passwords ;-)





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