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Windows 7: Win7 - How do I "forget" a network

03 Jan 2020   #1
ZaphodB

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit (now looking at Linux Mint!)
 
 
Win7 - How do I "forget" a network

Hi folks,

I've had a quick trawl & couldn't find the answer to this.

I have disabled the 5G network on my router but it keeps coming up in the list of networks in Win 7's Network & Sharing Centre.

How can I tell Win 7 to forget this network (and I don't just mean unticking the 'Connect automatically if this network is in range' box. I mean totally removing the 5G network from the list.

I have a separate issue with WiFi on this laptop which is the subject of another thread.

Cheers,

Zaph


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03 Jan 2020   #2
torchwood

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

Hi Zaph

RE BOTH

If your comps seeing the RENAMED 5ghz router setting as available, right click on strength bars, then its NOT off
your better off keeping your router sending both, 2.4 & 5
(especially if you have 2 VM boxes)

To remove the network
Open network and settings >> manage wireless networks, top left, >> cloick on the profile .. delete is now shown as a choice, remove.

Roy
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04 Jan 2020   #3
ZaphodB

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit (now looking at Linux Mint!)
 
 

Thanks Roy.

Zaph
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