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Delete a network connection in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Updated: October 14, 2010

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 7

You can use this procedure to delete network connections that you no longer need.

Any user account can be used to complete this procedure. Review the details in "Additional considerations" in this topic.

You can use the following methods to delete a network connection:

  1. Start Network and Sharing Center.

  2. In the Tasks pane, click Manage wireless networks.

  3. Right-click the connection you want to delete, and then click Remove network.

  4. In the Manage Wireless Networks - Warning dialog box, click OK.

    The connection is removed from the list of wireless connections that you can view or modify.

  1. Open the Network Connections folder and view available connections.

  2. Right-click the connection you want to delete, and then click Delete.

  3. In the Confirm Connection Delete dialog box, click OK.

    The connection is removed from the list of available connections that you can view or modify.

  • A standard user can delete only a network connection that he or she created. To delete a connection that is shared by multiple users, you must be a member of the Administrators or Network Configuration Operators group.

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