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What is gatherwirelessinfo.vbs?

What is it?

The script does collect various networking information about the Windows system and its configuration and dumps the information into the C:\Windows\System32\Config folder. A visual basic file like this might arouse your suspicion, but this is actually just a component of the Network and Sharing Center in Windows.
(gatherwirelessinfo.vbs is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How is gatherwirelessinfo.vbs loaded?

Scheduled task - gatherwirelessinfo.vbs is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Microsoft\Windows\Wireless\GatherWirelessInfo'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.

Community

What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the gatherwirelessinfo.vbs file.Of the 0.3% of gatherwirelessinfo.vbs users, less than 1% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Windows\System32\gatherwirelessinfo.vbs

Are there other versions of gatherwirelessinfo.vbs?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

Program contents

Dim FSO, shell, xslProcessor



Sub GetOSInfo(outputFileName)
    On Error Resume Next
    strComputer = "."
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE = &H80000002

    Dim objReg, outputFile
    Dim buildDetailNames, buildDetailRegValNames

    buildDetailNames = Array("Product Name", "Version", "Build Lab", "Type")
    buildDetailRegValNames = Array("ProductName", "CurrentVersion", "BuildLabEx", "CurrentType")

    Set outputFile = FSO.OpenTextFile(outputFileName, 2, True)

    Set objReg = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" &_
                     strComputer & "\root\default:StdRegProv")

    outputFile.WriteLine("[Architechture/Processor Information]")
    outputFile.WriteLine()
    outputFile.Close
    cmd = "cmd /c set processor >> " & outputFileName
    shell.Run cmd, 0, True

    Set outputFile = FSO.OpenTextFile(outputFileName, 8, True)
    
    outputFile.WriteLine()
    outputFile.WriteLine("[Operating System Information]")
    outputFile.Wr...

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6000.0)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6000.0)
Windows Vista Ultimate (6.0.6000.0)
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File details

File name: gatherwirelessinfo.vbs
Size: 14.48 KB
Windows file protection: Yes

Scheduled task details

Name: GatherWirelessInfo
Command: \Microsoft\Windows\Wireless\GatherWirelessInfo

Image hashes

MD5: 6fc460b97c3c936cfd4c4b6860a611e6
SHA-1: 0d4fa4d0f16a40e4e6ea5f0549b430708276bd31
SHA-256: 62cb6c34163db827fae1ad350da4fd1687ee2e67d1d6d51d761d33af67f68451

PE image details

File packed: No
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