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I'm currently trying to do some physical debugging with one of our devices. It would be very useful to be able to use a command to output a list of available wireless networks to the command line or to a file (which I could then run a diff on later). Is there a way to do this in Windows 7?

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netsh wlan show network 

should work for you.

You can save it to a file by redirection such as:

netsh wlan show network > somefile.txt
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That worked great, thanks! – NickAldwin Apr 12 '12 at 20:17
if you add mode=bssid to the end, it shows what channel each network is using too. – cantsay Nov 6 '13 at 19:19

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