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Useful WiFi console commands for Windows

Here is some useful console commands for wireless network control.
Open command prompt and paste in commands or download .bat files below.

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Connect to a wireless network

netsh wlan connect name=NETGEAR58

Show wireless network list

netsh wlan show networks mode=bssid

SSID 1 : NETGEAR58
    Network type           : Infrastructure
    Authentication         : WPA2-Personal
    Encryption             : CCMP
    BSSID 1                : 00:00:00:00:00:00
        Signal             : 99%
        Radio type         : 802.11n
        Channel            : 6
        Basic rates (Mbps) : 1 2 5.5 11
        Other rates (Mbps) : 6 9 12 18 24 36 48 54

Show wireless network interfaces

netsh wlan show interfaces

There is 1 interface on the system:

Name : WiFi
Description : Intel(R) WiFi Link 1000 BGN
GUID : ffd1351f-5404-4355-a989-dba5e84834e7
Physical address : 00:00:00:00:00:00
State : connected
SSID : NETGEAR58
BSSID : b0:47:bf:17:9e:c0
Network type : Infrastructure
Radio type : 802.11g
Authentication : WPA2-Personal
Cipher : CCMP
Connection mode : Auto Connect
Channel : 6
Receive rate (Mbps) : 72
Transmit rate (Mbps) : 72
Signal : 99%
Profile : NETGEAR58

Hosted network status : Not available

Show drivers

netsh wlan show drivers

Interface name: WiFi

Driver : Intel(R) WiFi Link 1000 BGN
Vendor : Intel Corporation
Provider : Intel
Date : 18-10-2010
Version : 13.4.0.9
INF file : C:\Windows\INF\oem24.inf
Type : Native Wi-Fi Driver
Radio types supported : 802.11b 802.11g
FIPS 140-2 mode supported : Yes
Hosted network supported : Yes
Authentication and cipher supported in infrastructure mode:
Open None
Open WEP-40bit
Open WEP-104bit
Open WEP
Shared WEP-40bit
Shared WEP-104bit
Shared WEP
WPA-Enterprise TKIP
WPA-Enterprise CCMP
WPA-Personal TKIP
WPA-Personal CCMP
WPA2-Enterprise TKIP
WPA2-Enterprise CCMP
WPA2-Personal TKIP
WPA2-Personal CCMP
Open Vendor defined
Authentication and cipher supported in ad-hoc mode:
Open None
Open WEP-40bit
Open WEP-104bit
Open WEP
Shared WEP-40bit
Shared WEP-104bit
Shared WEP
WPA2-Personal CCMP
IHV service present : Yes
IHV adapter OUI : [00 80 86], type: [00]
IHV extensibility DLL path: C:\Windows\System32\IWMSSvc.dll
IHV UI extensibility ClSID: {1bf6cb2d-2ae0-4879-a7aa-a75834fbd0e3}
IHV diagnostics CLSID : {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}

Show WiFi network profiles (saved)

netsh wlan show profiles

Profiles on interface WiFi:

Group policy profiles (read only)
---------------------------------
<None>

User profiles
-------------
All User Profile : AP1
All User Profile : AndroidAP
All User Profile : mbs 2
All User Profile : mbs
All User Profile : NETGEAR58