Problem copying wifi network settings to USB

I need to configure about 25 computers to use our wifi network so I would like to copy the settings to a USB drive and install them from there.  On my Windows 7 machine when I go into the wifi properties and select "Copy this network profile to a USB flash drive" the next window opens that says "Insert a USB flash drive into this computer, Plug in a USB drive to continue".  I plug in my flash drive it gives a message that the driver is installing and  I can see it in Windows explorer.  But the "Next" button on the "Copy Network Settings" window stays grayed out and I can't continue.   I know I've done this in the past on this computer but I can't get it to work now.  I tried this on two different windows 7 machines with the same result.  I've tried 2 different USB drives - same result.

Any ideas?
megabendAsked:
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Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
You can try to export and import it with powershell:
https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/652a0652-9f5e-4aed-9a4d-3b4e2cb56aa6

If you have 25 computers, then you have a domain envirement.

Use GPO (Group Policy) to setup wifi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GEnoG5MYhE

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BillDLCommented:
Hello megabend.  You said:

"On my Windows 7 machine when I go into the wifi properties and select "Copy this network profile to a USB flash drive" the next window opens that says "Insert a USB flash drive into this computer, Plug in a USB drive to continue".  I plug in my flash drive it gives a message that the driver is installing and  I can see it in Windows explorer."

I am not sure whether I am misunderstanding the sequence of events, but it looks like you are waiting to be prompted before inserting the USB Flash Drive.  There should be no need to wait until that stage.  Although there could be many causes for the issue in hand, my suspicion is that once you have reached a certain stage in the process it may not automatically "refresh" itself to see a device that was not present when the process was started.

What happens if you plug it in LONG BEFORE you go into the Wi-Fi properties?
megabendAuthor Commented:
I am in a domain environment but these 25 users are visitors so are not on our domain.  I ended up using the netsh commands (which I got from the Powershell solution above) to export the wlan profile and then in a batch file to apply the profile to each user.
BillDLCommented:
Thank you megabend
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