How to forget Wireless network in Windows 10 and Windows 8.1

When you connect to a wireless network your PC saves its credentials. But you may want to delete the information about unnecessary and insecure networks from computer. It was very simple to forget a wifi network from GUI in Windows 7 and XP. But in Windows 8 this feature is absent. Today we will show you the easiest ways to forget wireless network in Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. 

How to forget wireless network in Windows 10

Click on a network icon and select Network settings:

windows 10 forget wireless network

Click on Advanced options link:

windows 10 forget wireless network

Here you will find Manage known networks area.

Select the wireless network profile you wish to delete.
Press Forget:

How to forget wireless network in Windows 10

How to forget a specific wireless network in Windows 8.1

This method works in both Windows 8 and Windows 10. But in Windows 8 (8.1) this is the only way to delete wireless network’s profile.

Right click the Start.
Select Command Prompt:

command prompt

1. View all saved network profiles

Type

netsh wlan show profiles

Press Enter.

2. Delete a network profile

Type

netsh wlan delete profile <network>

Press Enter:

delete profile of a network

How to forget all saved wireless networks at once

This will delete all wifi profiles from your PC. You will have to enter a security key for every wireless network you wish to connect.

Type

netsh wlan delete profile *

Press Enter:

forget all wifi networks at once

Now you know how to delete profile of any network on Windows 10 or even on Windows 8/8.1.

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