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Windows 7: Windows keeps returning wireless profiles I delete

18 Jun 2017   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Windows keeps returning wireless profiles I delete


There's a wireless profile I need to delete, I've gone to Network Sharing Center>Manage Wireless Networks, and removed the network multiple times and it keeps coming back. I've uninstalled and reinstalled my driver and it keeps returning. I've read that 3rd party wifi managers automatically store profiles you successfully connect to. Mine is Intel PROSet/Wireless Tools, but I'm not sure how to navigate it.


Other people have said the only answer is to delete any registry references to the SSID, I'm not sure if this is safe? The SSID is Boardwalk1 (what I searched)


Also, I have a Dell Latitude E5470, Windows 7 Professional, it's about a year old. Thanks!

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18 Jun 2017   #2

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Hi Steph,
delete intel pro-set in programs You DONT need it, MS allready has an in built option.

Then go via network/sharing centre and delete it.

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18 Jun 2017   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Thanks for the reply, when uninstalling Intel PROSet/Wireless Software, it removed the Wi-Fi driver. Thus, I wasn't able to connect wireless. Going to Intel's website, I can't download just the Wi-Fi driver, the only option is to download PROSet/Wireless Software.

Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260

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