Windows 8.1 - How to view the password of a known Wi-Fi network
Once you connect to a Wi-Fi network, Windows will automatically save the password, so that you don't have to enter it at each connection.
If you need to connect another device to the network and no longer remember the password, here's how retrieve it under Windows 8.1:
Connect your your WiFi network.
Open the Control Panel
Go to Network and Internet > Network Connections > Network Connections.
The list of saved networks will be displayed.
Right-click on the Wi-Fi network > Status.
Click on "Wireless Properties".
Go to the Security tab and check "Show characters" to unhide your password
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