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Mel Khamlichi
Founder of Osradar, from Amsterdam Netherlands

How to remove Windows 10 network credentials

Hi! Every time you access a website using Windows 10, a lot happens. In fact, the system will store the credentials to access the site. Consequently, subsequent accesses will be easier. In addition, this data is stored in the credentials’ manager. Once there, the user can view or delete the saved credentials. As mentioned, these are very useful. For example, logging into websites, accessing connected applications and accessing networks. However, for security reasons it is possible to delete these credentials. This prevents other users from accessing the site using these parameters. Come with me to see how to remove Windows 10 network credentials.

Removing network credentials in Windows 10

In the first place, it is advisable to make a backup of the credentials before removing them. Then, it is necessary to enter the Control Panel looking for it in the search bar.

Launching the control panel
Launching the control panel

Then click on the view menu. Once there, select see small icons.

Click on Small icons
Click on Small icons

Now click on Web Credentials.

Please open Credential Manager
Please open Credential Manager

Then click on WIndows Credentials. A list will be displayed immediately. Please click on Generic Credentials.

Managing connection credentials.
Managing connection credentials.

Then when you click on any credential you will see all the information. To remove it, just click on Remove.

Removing the Network Credential
Removing the Network Credential

Then the system will display a warning message. Please press Yes to complete the process.

With this process it is possible to remove the network credentials in Windows 10.


Security is an essential aspect at any level. With the procedure described here, we have increased security in Windows 10. By removing the network credentials, it is possible to prevent unauthorized access. In addition, it is also possible to edit these items. From now on, the user will have more control over the credentials. Consequently, the privacy of the system is increased. Okay, that’s it for now. Before I say goodbye I invite you to see our post about creating invisible folders in Windows 10. Bye!

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