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:
Click on Advanced options link:
Here you will find Manage known networks area.
Select the wireless network profile you wish to delete.
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:
1. View all saved network profiles
netsh wlan show profiles
2. Delete a network profile
netsh wlan delete profile <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.
netsh wlan delete profile *
Now you know how to delete profile of any network on Windows 10 or even on Windows 8/8.1.