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Remove a Wireless Connection in Windows 8.1

Microsoft has removed the ability to right-click wireless networks and forget them in Windows 8.1. Also, the wireless network manager has been removed since Windows 8 came out. In order to remove a wireless network from your list of networks that you automatically connect to:

1) Right click the Start Button and select Command Prompt
2) Type in: netsh wlan delete profile name="ProfileName"
    Where ProfileName is the name of the wireless network. 
    An example is
netsh wlan delete profile name="eduroam"
    Press enter to run the command. 

To view a list of remembered network connections, in command prompt, type in:
netsh wlan show profiles

A full list of commands can be found here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/manage-wireless-network-profiles




Keywords:wireless profile network networks connections wifi Wi-Fi delete manage   Doc ID:34948
Owner:Ryan L.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2013-10-30 15:15 CSTUpdated:2015-05-19 14:11 CST
Sites:UW Green Bay
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