For the Microsoft Windows 8 users, there is a very easy option to delete any specific WiFi profile by just doing the right click on the profile and choosing the option “Forget this network”.
But in windows 8.1 the option “Forget this network” is removed so now it’s hard to find the option and remove the WiFi network profile for end users. In this I”ll explain the best way to remove the WiFi network profile using the command prompt.
- Open administrative Command Prompt and run following command to get a list of all the wireless networks to which your system has made the connection.
- Simply Press Windows+R >>> Type cmd >> Press Enter
- Type>netsh wlan show profiles press enter.
- It will show you all network profiles.
- Find the profile you wanted to remove and use the command as below, replace profile name with the name of the profile you wanted to remove.
netsh wlan delete profile name="profile name"
For example, suppose you wanted to remove a wireless network profile named MyWiFi then you should type as follows.
netsh wlan delete profile name="MyWiFi"
How to Forget All Wireless Networks in Windows 8.1
There might be a situation when you have to delete all the profiles at once, using a single command all saved Wireless Networks can be deleted at once.
All you have to do is to type this command:
netsh wlan delete profile name=* i=*