Show the key of a Wireless network in Windows 8

In Windows 8 and 8.1 there is no way to see the key of a wireless netoword form the GUI. In order to do so you must use an elevated command prompt.

To open an elevated command promt, just press the WINDOWS and X keys together and then click on Command Prompt (Admin). Click Yes to the User Account Control message that appears.

To show all wireless profiles on the PC at the command prompt, type:
netsh wlan show profiles

To show the security key at the command prompt, type:
netsh wlan show profile name=“ProfileName” key=clear

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