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Enable Wi-Fi on Windows 10 While No Users Are Logged In
Date Added: 2/14/2022

By default, when a Windows 10 computer turns on, it will not connect to Wi-Fi. So you can't access the computer remotely. If you want the laptop to connect to Wi-Fi even before any users have logged into Windows, follow these instructions:

1) Log in as a user and connect to the Wi-Fi network that you want to automatically connect to.
2) Export the Wi-Fi profile using this command:
netsh wlan export profile name="MySsidHere" folder="C:\temp\" key=clear
(clear means to export the wifi key without encryption, it doesn't clear/modify anything)

3) Add that profile to "all users" with this command:
netsh wlan add profile filename="c:\temp\Wi-Fi-MySsidHere.xml" user=all

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