Windows 10: How can I not view unwanted wireless networks? Solved

  1. Compumind's Avatar
    Posts : 227
    Windows 7, 10, Linux Various Builds
       06 May 2018 #1

    How can I not view unwanted wireless networks?


    Hi.

    So I connected to my wireless router and it discovers a whole bunch of other wireless networks near me.
    Tried turning them off by unselecting each one. Well, that didn't work. Go figure - W10.

    Just want to see my own wireless network (router) and that's it.

    What am I missing? When I am out in the field, that is the time to display available access points.

    TIA :)
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,021
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18252
       06 May 2018 #2

    Hello BKT, :)

    If you like, you could use Option Two below to add the wireless networks you want to the "Allowed" filter list, then use Option Four below to add all not allowed wireless networks to the "Denyall" list to no longer have them show in your list of available wireless networks.

    Add or Remove Wireless Network from Filter in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
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  3. Compumind's Avatar
    Posts : 227
    Windows 7, 10, Linux Various Builds
    Thread Starter
       06 May 2018 #3

    Hi Shawn -
    Great tutorial!

    Brink said: View Post
    If you like, you could use Option Two below to add the wireless networks you want to the "Allowed" filter list, then use Option Four below to add all not allowed wireless networks to the "Denyall" list to no longer have them show in your list of available wireless networks.
    OK. I will give it a go. You wound think that Microsoft would have an easier way!
    What about Windows 7 while we are on the topic?

    Many thanks! :)
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  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,021
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18252
       06 May 2018 #4

    You're most welcome. :)

    It can be used the same for Windows 7 as well.
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