Copyright (c) 2008 Nir Sofer
WirelessNetConsole is a small console application that dumps all current detected wireless networks information into the standard output.
For each wireless network, the following information is displayed: SSID, Signal Quality in %, PHY types, RSSI, MAC Address, Channel Frequency, and more.
- Wireless network adapter that works with the wireless module of Windows.
- Windows Vista or Windows XP with SP2/SP3.
For Windows XP with SP2, it's recommended to install the KB918997 update.
To download this update, click here.
WirelessNetConsole is a console application, which means that you should run it in a "Command Prompt" window.
When you run it, the list of all currently detected wireless networks is sent to the console output.
As with any console application, you can redirect the output into a file by using '>' or '>>' in the command-line:
WirelessNetConsole.exe > c:\temp\wn.txt
Translating WirelessNetConsole to other languages
In order to translate WirelessNetConsole to other language, follow the instructions below:
- Run WirelessNetConsole with /savelangfile parameter:
A file named WirelessNetConsole_lng.ini will be created in the folder of WirelessNetConsole utility.
- Open the created language file in Notepad or in any other text editor.
- Translate all string entries to the desired language.
Optionally, you can also add your name and/or a link to your Web site.
- After you finish the translation, Run WirelessNetConsole, and all translated
strings will be loaded from the language file.
If you want to run WirelessNetConsole without the translation, simply rename the language file, or move
it to another folder.
This utility is released as freeware.
You are allowed to freely distribute this utility via floppy disk, CD-ROM,
Internet, or in any other way, as long as you don't charge anything for this.
If you distribute this utility, you must include all files in
the distribution package, without any modification !
The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, either expressed or implied,
including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness
for a particular purpose. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental,
consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason.
If you have any problem, suggestion, comment, or you found a bug in my utility,
you can send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org
WirelessNetConsole is also available in other languages. In order to change the language of
WirelessNetConsole, download the appropriate language zip file, extract the 'wirelessnetconsole_lng.ini',
and put it in the same folder that you Installed WirelessNetConsole utility.