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Join a wireless network before login

​Export the existing wifi setup
​netsh wlan export profile %SSIDName% folder=c:temp

XML files of the existing connections will be exported to c:temp. Find the one you want all users to access. You need to modify the to false and enter the wireless key.

You will end up with something like this:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<WLANProfile xmlns="">
<name>Best Network</name>
<name>Best Network</name>

Delete the network from Wireless connections, because you need to re-add it for all users, and this will fail if it’s already setup.

Reimporting/Adding the WLAN config for all users
netsh wlan add profile filename=”wifi.xml” user=all

Note the wifi.xml needs to be modified to match the name of the xml file you wish to import.​

The wireless network should now connect before login.

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