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Enable/Disable Airplane Mode with CMD or shortcut?

  1. #31


    Posts : 22,023
    64-bit Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by Anakunda View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Here you go Rene.

    Fresh out of the tutorial oven. I hope they will work for what you wanted.
    This is not working good for me. Fails most of times.

    Whch is inteneded for my Windows, windows or update?

    I would appreciate a true cmd command to do this.
    Please describe what it's doing for you.
    Last edited by Brink; 03 Aug 2016 at 08:34.

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  2. #32


    Posts : 66
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise 64bit


    Huh, it just opens the sidebar and gives up. The shortcuts are crappy for me.

    But I managed this, using Quick Macros to execute the keyboard sequence

    Win+I
    Down
    Down
    Down
    Down
    Enter
    Down
    Right
    Esc

    Done
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  3. #33


    Posts : 1
    windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Here you go Rene.

    Fresh out of the tutorial oven. I hope they will work for what you wanted.
    I tried accessing the link but:

    1. Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page. Are you trying to edit someone else's post, access administrative features or some other privileged system?
    2. If you are trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation.
    3. The page has been removed or deleted


    if the page is deleted, does anyone have the mentioned files to share?
    Last edited by Brink; 03 Aug 2016 at 08:34.
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  4. #34


    Posts : 22,023
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello badjer, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    I'm sorry, but yeah the tutorial had been removed since the shortcuts no longer work.
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  5. #35


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Here you go Rene.

    Fresh out of the tutorial oven. I hope they will work for what you wanted.

    https://www.eightforums.com/tutorial...ndows-8-a.html
    I found this from searching Bing because I want to do the same thing - enable or disable Airplane mode or my wireless NIC when the tablet goes to sleep. I can't view your tutorial, but I found I could do this easily enough with two schedule tasks.

    One task to enable airplane mode when the tablet has gone to sleep and locked (trigger is when workstation locked) to run this command with highest privileges:

    Code:
    netsh interface set interface name="Wi-Fi" admin = disabled
    And another scheduled task to trigger when the workstation is unlocked to run this to disable airplane mode:

    Code:
    netsh interface set interface name="Wi-Fi" admin = enabled

    I've tested this so far and it seems to work great. I can view on the lock screen that the WiFi has disabled, and when I unlock the WiFi turns back on.
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  6. #36


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    64-bit Windows 10


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