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I watched Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) in Windows 7 on Channel 9 and would love to test it out. But my laptop is already set up. In the video one of the guys go into the command prompt and runs some command starting with netsh, but then zooms out so you don't get to see the rest of what he writes.

Does anyone know what he writes there to make his laptop completely forget about the Wi-Fi settings he just set up?

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If you open the Network and Sharing Center, then click on "Manage wireless networks" you can remove all saved wireless network profiles.

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That seemed to work :) But didn't get the new Wi-Fi connect dialog though... maybe it is something that has been done after the RC and will be in the final release... –  Svish Jul 18 '09 at 12:14

I think it's probably the Delete command:

netsh wlan delete profile name="ProfileName"

Where ProfileName is the name of the profile you set while creating the connection—which you can find using the List command:

netsh wlan show profiles
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I bet there is probably an "all" trigger or something to remove every profile. –  Weaver Jul 17 '09 at 15:44
    
when I start netsh, and then type delete and press enter, I get "delete helper - Removes a helper DLL." Doesn't seem right... –  Svish Jul 17 '09 at 15:52
    
you have to be in the wlan section I believe. when you start netsh, you then type wlan and it takes you to the wlan interface section which has different commands. –  Weaver Jul 17 '09 at 17:52
    
I did, but the delete command reported the same usage. –  Svish Jul 18 '09 at 12:13
    
Try this.....netsh->wlan->delete profile name=* i=* –  Weaver Jul 21 '09 at 14:54

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