I cannot use netsh WLAN command when the network I am trying to work with contains whitespace. For eg: While working with a network with SSID "Some Network"

C:\Users\Padmanava>netsh wlan show profile Some Network key=clear
There is no such wireless interface on the system.

But when working with a network with SSID "SomeNetwork" It works perfectly fine

C:\Users\Padmanava>netsh wlan show profile Lenovo key=clear

Profile Lenovo on interface Wi-Fi 2:

Applied: All User Profile

Profile information
    Version                : 1
    Type                   : Wireless LAN
    Name                   : Lenovo
    Control options        :
        Connection mode    : Connect automatically
        Network broadcast  : Connect only if this network is broadcasting
        AutoSwitch         : Do not switch to other networks
        MAC Randomization  : Disabled

Connectivity settings
    Number of SSIDs        : 1
    SSID name              : "Lenovo"
    Network type           : Infrastructure
    Radio type             : [ Any Radio Type ]
    Vendor extension          : Not present

Security settings
    Authentication         : WPA2-Personal
    Cipher                 : CCMP
    Security key           : Present
    Key Content            : not_your_network

Cost settings
    Cost                   : Unrestricted
    Congested              : No
    Approaching Data Limit : No
    Over Data Limit        : No
    Roaming                : No
    Cost Source            : Default

Is there any way to work with networks with SSID containing whitespaces.

Also, I don't have access to the router so I cannot change the SSID.

  • If the SSID contains spaces you have to use quotes around the name. – Ramhound Mar 2 '18 at 14:59

You should use quotes for SSIDs having spaces.

Example: if your WiFi's name is WiFi Hotspot, write it in the command as "WiFi Hotspot".

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