Windows 8.1 - How to delete Wi-Fi profiles

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - How to delete Wi-Fi profiles


Each time you connect to a Wi-Fi network, Windows will save information about the latter. In this article you will learn how to delete the Wi-Fi profiles you no longer use.

Method 1

  • From the StartScreen:
  • Press the Windows key + C to display the Charms bar.
  • Change PC Settings > Network.
  • In the left pane, click on "Manage Known networks".
  • Select the network you want to remove and click on "Forget".

Method 2

You can also use the netsh command to delete a Wi-fi profile via the command prompt.
  • Open a command prompt (admin) and type the following commands:
  • Display know networks: netsh wlan show profiles
  • Delete a Wi-Fi profile: netsh wlan delete profile name="wifi_profile"

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