Deleting an old VPN profile on Windows

Follow these steps if you want to remove an existing VPN profile.

Windows 10

  1. Press the Windows key or open the Start menu, then search for Settings.
  2. Select Network & Internet.
  3. Select Wi-Fi in the left panel.
  4. Click the link Manage Wi-Fi Settings. You might have to scroll down to find this setting if there are a large number of known or available networks.
  5. Under Manage Known Networks, select Northwestern and then click Forget.

Windows 8.1/8

  1. Press the Windows key or open the Start menu, then search for PC Settings.
  2. From the left side select the Connections tab, and under the Wi-Fi section click Manage Known Networks.
  3. Select Northwestern and click Forget.

Windows 7

  1. Press the Windows key, then enter Control Panel into the search bar and press the Enter key.
  2. In the Control Panel, select Network and Internet, then select Network and Sharing Center.
  3. On the left-hand pane, click Manage Wireless Networks.
  4. Right-click the current Northwestern connection and click Remove.
  5. If prompted with a warning click OK.

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Keywords:remove   Doc ID:76517
Owner:IT Support Center .Group:Northwestern
Created:2017-09-13 13:41 CDTUpdated:2019-02-04 11:58 CDT
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