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WirelessKeyView

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 71 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.56
  • Total Downloads:
    1,834,962
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 24, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    65.69KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,904
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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WirelessKeyView's simple-looking interface belies its utility. The main feature lets you view the passwords your Wi-Fi manager has stored, but it offers more than just that. The spreadsheet-style main window shows the properties on any stored network name. Users can view not just the ASCII password, but also the Hex key, the adapter type, and the adapter GUID. If you want to copy any of the information, hit ALT Enter to open a properties window that displays it all in editable text fields.

Besides offering copy and search functions, WirelessKeyView also crams in an HTML report feature for either selected networks or the entire database. All in all, it's a great little app for revealing some of the hidden mysteries of the Wi-Fi signals you're using.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Did the job!"

September 29, 2012  |  By enola827

 |  Version: WirelessKeyView 1.56

Pros

Instantly revealed my WEP key in both Hex and ASCII

Cons

None that I can see.

Summary

Great Tool!

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5 stars

"Super-useful one use tool"

September 25, 2012  |  By mr.rubbish

 |  Version: WirelessKeyView 1.56

Pros

Easy to use, gets the job done.

Cons

Some AntiVirus programs flag it as a trojan when the worst they should be flagging it as is a hacker tool, but even that is enough to put off people who don't know what's going on. Visit the developer's site for a post on this issue.

Summary

WirelessKeyView is the kind of utility that you'd only pull out if one of your relatives had lost the piece of paper with their WiFi password on it and then call you up to 'fix the problem'. I think i've used it something like 3 times in the space of 5 years, so it's not really a money spinner, but thankfully the author is giving it away for free.
In the end it's down to whether you trust CNet enough to have tested it and found it malware free.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.56
Version 1.56 fixes the properties and the 'Advanced Options' windows opened in the wrong monitor, on multi-monitors system.
General
Publisher NirSoft Freeware
Publisher web site http://www.nirsoft.net
Release Date September 24, 2012
Date Added September 24, 2012
Version 1.56
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 65.69KB
File Name wirelesskeyview.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,834,962
Downloads Last Week 1,904
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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