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Windows Gather Wireless Profile

This module extracts saved Wireless LAN profiles. It will also try to decrypt the network key material. Behavior is slightly different between OS versions when it comes to WPA. In Windows Vista/7 we will get the passphrase. In Windows XP we will get the PBKDF2 derived key.

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Module Name



  • theLightCosine <theLightCosine [at]>


  • windows



Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use post/windows/wlan/wlan_profile msf post(wlan_profile) > sessions ...sessions... msf post(wlan_profile) > set SESSION <session-id> msf post(wlan_profile) > show options and set options... msf post(wlan_profile) > run