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How to Remove Wireless Network Profiles in Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

March 13th, 2014

PC users who install Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 operating system must have noticed that the “forget this network” option has disappeared from Networks plate. Hence, this makes many users frustrate when they want to remove Wireless Network Profiles. How to fix the problem?

This page displays a removal guide to remove Wireless Network Profiles in Windows 8 & Windows 8.1. Since there is no direct way like Windows 7 to remove wifi networks, we will guide you step by step in this article.

Steps to remove Wireless Network Profiles

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1. Open the Command Prompt. Steps: click Troubleshoot>click Advanced options>Command Prompt. Or you can press Windows + R together to get the Run box and type “cmd” and click OK.

2. In the Command Prompt window, type “netsh wlan show profiles” and press Enter key.

3. By then, you will get a list of all profiles of your Wireless Network.

4. At that time, you can delete the wireless profile by using the command “netsh wlan delete profile name=” (notice: profile name is referred to the wireless network you are using now). Then you will get a totally new network.

Summary
As we have mentioned above, this method is invisible to users, which is not as easy as other operating systems. Hence, if you meet this problem, you can follow this step-by-step guide to remove Wireless Network Profiles in Windows 8 & Windows 8.1.


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