How To Manage Wireless Networks In Windows 10 Using CMD

How To Manage Wireless Networks In Windows 10 Using CMD

Manage Wireless Networks Using CMD - How To Manage Wireless Networks In Windows 10 Using CMDWe were using LAN networks just few years ago but nowadays everywhere are the wireless networks. From our day to day life to businesses, government sectors, social sectors everywhere wireless networks are in use. So we need to manage these networks so we can connect or disconnect or use the networks we want, or also we can choose which networks should be stopped or allowed. To do this you need CMD commands. These are very easy to use as CMD is most popular command tool. You should be able to manage wireless networks on Windows 10 using CMD.

In Windows 10 we can easily manage the wifi networks in app settings. But sometimes for advanced work we need the CMD commands use. Before starting you can open CMD by pressing Windows Key+X or just type in search bar CMD and right click on it and run as Administrator.  We will see step by step below how to manage wireless networks on Windows 10 using CMD.

1. View Settings Of Wireless Adapter:

If you need to view settings of specific WiFi adapter, or which type authentication is given you can check that using the following command.

Netsh WLAN show interfaces

So you can check the settings and authentication type using this command. Now if you want to view one specific set of one specific adapter you can following command.

Netsh WLAN show interface name=”Interface_Name”

replace interface_name with your WiFi adapter name.

2. View Driver Information Of Wireless Network Adapter:

Now to get the driver information of which adapter you are using, you can hit the following command in CMD.

Netsh WLAN show drivers

So check the driver version by using this command. If it seems outdated by comparing with newer version driver. You can update the driver.

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3. View the different Wireless Network Profiles Saved On Your PC:

The following command will show you the network profiles saved on your PC. You can connect to these using these profiles to different wireless networks.

Netsh WLAN show profiles

Whenever the PC connects to any wireless network it will store the profile. Then if you want to view the profile of particular wireless adapter then use this command.

Netsh WLAN show profiles interface=”Wireless_Interface_Neme”

4. Delete the different Wireless Network Profiles Saved On Your PC:

So, now if you want to delete these profiles which discussed above, you can hit the following command.

Netsh WLAN show profile name=”Profile_Name” key=clear

Replace the Profile_Name with the profile you want to delete.

5. Stop connecting automatically to wireless networks:

Sometimes PC gets automatically connected to some WiFi networks. To stop this hit the following command.

Netsh WLAN set profileparameter name=”Profile_Name” connectionmode=manual

Replace the Profile_Name with the profile you want to stop auto connect.

6. Recover Network Security Keys from Wireless Networks:

When the profile of the network is not deleted. But you forgot the security keys. Then you can recover the security keys by using this command.

etsh WLAN show profile name="Profile_Name" key=clear

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