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HideWirelessSetupInOOBE

Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2

HideWirelessSetupInOOBE specifies whether to hide the Join Wireless Network screen that appears during Windows® Welcome.

During Windows Welcome, the Join Wireless Network screen prompts the end user to connect to a wireless network when all of the following conditions are met:

  • HideWirelessSetupInOOBE is not set to true.

  • The computer has a wireless network device.

  • The drivers for the wireless network device are available and installed.

  • A wireless network is available and detected.

  • A connection to a wireless network has not already been established in a previous Windows installation on the same computer.

 

true

Hides the Join Wireless Network screen during Windows Welcome.

false

Does not hide the Join Wireless Network screen during Windows Welcome.

This is the default value.

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

The following XML example shows how to set Windows Welcome to always hide the Join Wireless Network screen.

<OOBE>
  <HideWirelessSetupInOOBE>true</HideWirelessSetupInOOBE>
</OOBE>

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