Hi Charlie, thank you, thank you, thank you. Now the only way to stop it is to uncheck file and printer sharing from your network settings. This should open the start menu or bring you to the Start Screen interface depending on how Windows 10 is configured on the system. There's lots of posts on the internet explaining how, but most are pretty complex with a lot of steps. I have Windows7 Home Premium 64?? If this is incorrect, there are a couple of things you can do. This is with my ethernet cable. A while back Windows introduced this concept of public networks and private networks.
The registry editing did the trick for me. After this you need to connect to the network again with the wifi password and select that you share printers and files, so Windows will put it into the private network category. I personally don't like it. During the installation of Windows 7, or the first time that you connect to a network, you must choose a network location. Just remember to have some kind of firewall activated on any connected computer.
If you do, select yes and your network location will be changed to Private. If you click on the message, you have the option to turn File Sharing On. For example, the following command changes the current active network profile to Public. We recommend that you do this on your home and work networks. I hit this issue probably once a month where I can't figure out why I can't see this machine over Remote Desktop, and it's because it thinks I'm on a Public Network. You may try to restore from the backup if there is anything wrong after changing.
Changing any of the settings in each of location profile is not recommended, unless you know what you are doing. Set the value to 1 for Home Network, 0 for Public Network. This makes it easy to make changes because the changes are automatically made to all computers. There are many other ways to change but this method works for me, see the comments for some other ways. Set your network location in Windows 10 1. Click sub key of Profiles, check the PofileName in the right pane, and try to find one which displays current network name.
Click on Settings and then click on the Network icon. I wish this forgotten upgrade of the router is promulgated by Microsoft. This week I started upgrading to the, November, Threshold 2 update build 10586. You can do this by using the Group Policy management console. Go to the Windows start menu. If you change from public to private then you open yourself up more-so.
Change network access type via the Control Panel and Settings app While this method does not allow you to change the selected profile, you will be able to customize sharing and network browsing options. Press the Winkey + R on your keyboard to open Run box. The method below will work without relying on search. If you decide later to change the access type of the network you are connected to, you might even not find which settings to change! I think the switch is also missing if you are connected to an unsecure WiFi. In Windows, when you connect to a wireless network, it will either register it as a Public network or a Private network. After you follow the steps described below, you can easily switch your network location type from Public to Private and vice versa. So how do you change your network location to Private? You'll need to know your exact Windows version to get to the exact fix below that's for you.
In the right pane click on Security Settings, then double click on Network List Manager Policies. First of all, open PowerShell window elevated as administrator : You can do it in any convenient way, for example, like this: Start-Process PowerShell. How to find current network connection profile Right-click the network icon in the system tray and select Open Network and Sharing Center. This will not work on the Home, Student or Starter editions of Windows. Only applicable to Windows 10 Version 1607 Build 14393.