I have a computer with Ubuntu and windows 7. On the windows side I do not have administrative privileges. However on the Ubuntu side I have full control. So I need to know were the username and password are stored on the windows side. I have full access to the C drive of the windows 7 side.


Viewing Your Wireless Password From an Already Connected Machine

To view your wireless network password we need to get to the settings for your network adapter, so press the Win + R keyboard combination and type ncpa.cpl in the run box, then hit the enter key. enter image description here

You will now see all the network adapters in your machine, right-click on the wireless one and select Status from the context menu. enter image description here

When the Wi-Fi Status dialog loads up, click on the Wireless Properties button. enter image description here

Then you will need to switch over to the Security tab. enter image description here

Finally, check the Show characters checkbox to reveal your password. enter image description here

That’s all there is to it.

  • i don't have administrative access on the windows side. Apr 2 '13 at 1:55

Using procmon + WirelessKeyView it seems it is located in


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