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WifiInfoView

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 1/17/2019.

WifiInfoView scans the wireless networks in your area and displays extensive information about them, including: Network Name (SSID), MAC Address, PHY Type (802.11g or 802.11n), RSSI, Signal Quality, Frequency, Channel Number, Maximum Speed, Company Name, Router Model and Router Name (Only for routers that provides this information), and more...

When you select a wireless network in the upper pane of this tool, the lower pane displays the Wi-Fi information elements received from this device, in hexadecimal format.

WifiInfoView also has a summary mode, which displays a summary of all detected wireless networks, grouped by channel number, company that manufactured the router, PHY type, or the maximum speed.

Please Note: This is an automatically updated package. If you find it is
out of date by more than a day or two, please contact the maintainer(s) and
let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.

To install WifiInfoView, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install wifiinfoview

To upgrade WifiInfoView, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade wifiinfoview

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    
    $toolsDir     = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url          = 'http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifiinfoview.zip'
    $checksum     = 'a3715fc2ab60167db1b1b81e631d65c95564f58502a49c3ce48bdc397644de45'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
      url           = $url
      checksum      = $checksum
      checksumType  = $checksumType
    }
    
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage  @packageArgs
    
    # create empty sidecar so shimgen creates shim for GUI rather than console
    $installFile = Join-Path -Path $toolsDir `
                             -ChildPath "wifiinfoview.exe.gui"
    Set-Content -Path $installFile `
                -Value $null
    

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Dependencies

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Nir Sofer

Copyright

NirSoft

Tags

Release Notes

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifiinformationview.html

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
WifiInfoView 2.41 55 Friday, December 21, 2018 approved
WifiInfoView 2.34 176 Thursday, August 2, 2018 approved
WifiInfoView 2.31 276 Sunday, February 18, 2018 approved
WifiInfoView 2.30 219 Wednesday, December 27, 2017 approved
WifiInfoView 2.27 282 Tuesday, August 22, 2017 approved
WifiInfoView 2.21 318 Sunday, April 2, 2017 approved
WifiInfoView 2.20 222 Monday, February 27, 2017 approved
WifiInfoView 2.15 248 Wednesday, January 25, 2017 approved
WifiInfoView 2.10 243 Wednesday, December 21, 2016 approved
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