Handy PowerShell Commands

How to modify WLAN adapter/driver settings

For Windows 10 systems, you can modify WLAN adapter/driver settings either locally or remotely using PowerShell. Remember, when you open PowerShell, you must 'Run as Administrator' for any changes to take affect.

List the properties available to you with the following command:

Get-NetAdapterAdvancedProperty -Name "Wi-Fi"

Your output should look similar to this:

Before you try to change a property, it will be useful to go to your Device Manager and note the options available to you. See the example below:

Once you have identified the value you want, then use the "Set" command in PowerShell to change the property.  See the example below:

Set-NetAdapterAdvancedProperty -Name "Wi-Fi" -DisplayName "Roaming Aggressiveness" -DisplayValue "5. Highest"

Other Commands

There are a ton of great features and functions available to you from the command line.  Just type the netsh wlan command to view them.