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    SysPrepping XP and Wifi configuration?

    Small problem,

    When Sysprepping a laptop it resets the Wifi settings such as the WEP Key and which network to connect to.

    Does anyone know of a work around so that you can get SysPrep to remember these details? Otherwise it means manually setting the laptops to connect to the WiFi.

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    I found this to be a real pain, i never fond a way around it!

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    Aruba have produced an open source tool for doing this the link is here https://labs.arubanetworks.com/ It is the WZC Auto Provisioning tool. There is an exe in WzcAutoProvision\Components\WifiCfg\bin\Release\ of the zip file and the help (/?) should tell you everything you need. Can deploy with a startup script when the laptop is still cabled after imaging.

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    ive just added a runonce script to my sysprep file that runs another batch file on the c drive called say wifi.bat that uses WifiCfg_XP.exe then deleted the batch file on the local pc that had the wifi details in

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    ive just added a runonce script to my sysprep file that runs another batch file on the c drive called say wifi.bat that uses WifiCfg_XP.exe then deleted the batch file on the local pc that had the wifi details in
    This is what I did as well for my XP clients.

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