Windows 10 is undoubtedly the most popular operating system that is designed to ease the troubleshooting actions for the users. It provides details of its hardware and software functions and also helps in managing the wireless connections of the system. The Wi-Fi Network Adapter Report is one of the Windows 10 operating system features that provide step-by-step detailed information about the functioning of the wireless device connected to the computer. One of the most common wireless networks used in our systems is Wi-Fi, therefore today we will elaborate the process of creating a Wi-Fi network adapter report on Windows 10.
Network adapter report is useful in many cases like troubleshooting by determining errors, duration of sessions, and output from of the commands given in the command prompt. The report also provides the details regarding network adapters used for wireless processing by the computer system. In this article, we will see how to create a Wi-Fi network adapter report on Windows 10. So, moving on to the next section, let’s take a look at it.
How to create a Wi-Fi Network Adapter Report
Network adapter reports are commonly used for correcting the error in internet connectivity. It helps the user in determining the errors occurred in the system due to which the adapter is unable to send command to connect to the internet. The error sometimes may also be occurred due to wrong input in the command prompt window which may corrupt the function adapter. In this scenario, you may want to troubleshoot the wireless network issue to an access point. So, follow the below suggestions to create a Wi-Fi network adapter report with detailed information.
- Open an elevated Command Prompt.
- Type the following –
netsh wlan show wlanreport
- Press Enter to create a Wireless adapter report.
- Now, visit the \WlanReport\ folder
- Open the wlan-report-latest.html file.
That’s it. However, if you want to learn the above steps in detail, here they are.
You can access the Network adapter reports by running a simple command line in the command prompt of the computer system. Therefore, you first need to open an elevated Command Prompt and run the associated command line. Let’s take a look at the detailed description of the process involved in the above methods!
To get it started, press the Windows+R keyboard shortcut to open the Run dialog box, you can also open it using the WinX menu. Once it opens, type cmd in the input field and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter keys to run the command prompt with admin privileges.
If User Account Control (UAC) prompts on the screen and asks for your permission then click on the Yes button to continue.
Once the command prompt window appears on your screen, type the below command and press Enter to create a wireless adapter report:
netsh wlan show wlanreport
Now, to view the created wireless adapter report, type the below command and again hit Enter:
Once the action is completed, the report will open with the default web browser, showing all the details like the status of connectivity, time of connection, an error occurred, details about the network adapters, and the session success & failure status. It will be a very detailed report and a graph to help the user reach every point of Wi-Fi functioning. Thus you can create a Wi-Fi network adapter report on your Windows 10 device.
Hope it helps! Let us know if you have any questions regarding this post.