TO KNOW THE WIFI PASSWORD USING COMMAND:
- Open the command prompt and run it as administrator.
- To know about all the profiles that are stored in our computer, type the following command in the cmd:
This command will list out all the WiFi profiles that you have ever connected to.
As you can see above picture, there are five WiFi networks that I connect to. So, let’s go and find out the password for the WiFi ‘MOH-ICT’.
- Type the following command to see the password of any WiFi network:
- Under the security settings, in the ‘key content’, you see the WiFi password of that particular network.
Besides knowing the password, you can also use this result to further optimize your WiFi. For example, Under the profile information, you can see mac randomization is disabled. You can turn on mac randomization feature to avoid your location tracking based on the device’s MAC address.
HERE IS HOW TO TURN ON MAC RANDOMIZATION ON WINDOWS 10:
- Go to settings and click on ‘Network & internet’
- Choose the ‘WiFi’ in the left pane and click on the advanced option.
- Turn on the ‘Random Hardware Address’ feature under this settings. If your wireless hardware does not support this feature, the “Random Hardware Addresses” section will not show up at all in the settings app.
- Once you have turned this on, you are done.
Also, under the connectivity settings, in radio type, you can see the whole list. Channel interference could be another reason for a slow WiFi. So, next time, you might also like to change the radio type settings for a better speed.
As far as radio type is concerned, you can also change that in your router for a better connection or connectivity.