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 Post subject: Windows 7 Wireless Profiles Backup/Restore. How To?
PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 10:03 am 
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I will be deploying 400 Windows 7 laptops, and was wondering if anyone new of a way to automate the backup and restore of wireless profiles in case the laptop needed to be re-imaged, or the user had their system replaced. I know I can use the netsh to perform a batch backup of all wireless profiles on a laptop, but how would you go about performing a batch restore? The command I am using for backup is C:\>netsh wlan export profile folder=h:\wireless, and I do want to either script this, or find out how to do it with a GPO. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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 Post subject: Re: Windows 7 Wireless Profiles Backup/Restore. How To?
PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:16 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Windows 7 Wireless Profiles Backup/Restore. How To?
PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:20 pm 
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Airheadq wrote:


The problem with this is, if you have 5 wireless profiles, you would have to run for each profile backed up. Even though netsh allows for a batch backup of every wireless profile, I have yet to find a way to restore every wireless profile at one time. I have some users who only have 2 wireless profiles, while others that have 15 they connect to regularly, and need a way to grab them all, and restore them all at once, short of using the Intel WiFi Utility, which I find to be garbage, as it does not see the SSID's proper,y most of the time, and we end up disabling it anyway. So, I have no intention of including it in the image this time around.


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 Post subject: Re: Windows 7 Wireless Profiles Backup/Restore. How To?
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 Post subject: Re: Windows 7 Wireless Profiles Backup/Restore. How To?
PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:24 am 
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Airheadq wrote:


You have been more than helpful, but these only address one wireless profile, and assume you wish to create one where none exists, and use powershell, which I zero experience in. I guess I will need to take a powershell guess if I want to figure this out. Thanks


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