Viewing Saved Wi-Fi Passwords With Netsh

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If you have forgotten your Wi-fi password or have gained access to a Windows machine and want to extract known Wi-Fi keys, here is how…  

You will need administrator rights to the machine before actioning.

Run CMD as an administrator and run:

netsh wlan show profile

You will then see a bunch of user profiles:

If you add the profile name and ‘key=clear’ to the same command, you will be able to identify the key:

netsh wlan show profile [Profile name] key=clear


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