Hmm, I was so focused on finding a utlity or script to do this like nesh wlan on Vista, that I didn't even consider creating a GPO for this. Computer Configuration > Security > Wireless Network Policies > Create New XP Wireless network policy. Let's give this a try...... Melissa Hayden-Raley writes: >Hi All, >We have 6 or so wireless access points at each building, each with a >different SSID. After you "reseal" XP, it forgets the list of approved >wireless access points that it can connect to, and I have to manually >reconnect it to an AP before it will automatically reconnect again. I >would love, love, love to script this so that I can just run one batch >file or vbs file and it will 'approve' the list of 6 APs without me >having to walk within the range of each one and connect to it. (Not that >I do that now, but I have to teach almost every laptop user how to >connect, sometimes repeatedly. They never read the documentation I give >them.) > >We're going to a unified wireless network with only one SSID in the >future, but for the time being I would be thrilled if I could script it >and take away one more little headache. > >I've spent a shameful amount of time on Google today trying to solve >this, but I haven't found anything that will quite do it. In Vista (I >finally found something good about it) I just have to use the command: >netsh wlan connect=WAP-SSID >but XP doesn't have an equivalent in its version of netsh. I can use the >Wireless Network Setup Wizard in XP to create a USB thumb drive that has >SetupSNK.exe on it, which I can modify the XML file to customize it to a >WAP. However... >a) can only have one WAP per XML file, one XML file per USB key >b) only works when you "autorun" the USB drive when you insert it, which >doesn't happen reliably (and probably for good reason) >c) can't just create separate folders and double-click on the setupsnk on >each one >d) setupsnk doesn't appear to have any commandline options to script with > >So .. maybe this can't be done. But if someone out there has figured it >out, I'm all ears!! (Or eyes as the case may be.) Melissa Hayden-Raley IT Technician Milton Town School District ====================== Need computer help? http://helpdesk.mtsd-vt.org Fix it yourself! http://helpdesk.mtsd-vt.org/selfhelp/index.html __________________________________________________________________ CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure, or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy/delete all copies of the original message.