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Is it possible to de-auth a client, and then make sure they have to enter the passphrase if they want to connect again?

I just cant seem to find this option anywhere in my routers configuration page.

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migrated from Aug 31 '12 at 17:12

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You can deauth it, kick it off, but you cannot force the users OS to forget the saved password (atleast not if you only have access to the router - if you have access to the PC, you can do whatever you want with it).

A (very bad) workaround would be to change the password temporarily, so windows thinks it's a wrong password when it reconnects, and then shows the password prompt, after which you change the password back. But that would also kick off all the other users on the AP.

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Changing the password seems to be the only real solution to the author's problem. If he does not have access to the device there is no way to have the device forget the password, if the owner of the device, set the configuration of the device to remember the password. – Ramhound Aug 31 '12 at 17:52
How do you deauth it? – JohnC Nov 10 '15 at 0:50

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