Windows 10: windows 10 can't change wifi network from public to private
windows 10 can't change wifi network from public to private
My wifi network is public and i cant seem to get to the options to make it private. When I go to network/internet wifi i don't get the option to manage known networks. I can get to manage known networks another way but on the wifi network i want to change from public to private, i don't have a properties button to select. i can forget the network but when i reconnect, it doesn't allow me to say whether it is public or private. do i need to change policy settings, uac or something to get the buttons to appear. And I don't want to use home group. Been using shares fro 20 years and don't need all the fluff of home groups. Thanks
You should be able to use one of the other options in the tutorial to change your network location to private.
You don't say if you are using dhcp or a static network address. I had problems when using static ip-address that the gateway setting dissapeared although I had it filled in and then closing the wifi settings. If the gateway address is empty it made me only connect to a public network. So, be shure that you have filled in the gateway address. It should have the same address as your router (192.168.0.1, 192.168.1.1 and so on...)
I have two network adapters in Windows 10 one wifi for connecting to internet and one Ethernet for local network.
I need to configure wifi adapter to public network and Ethernet to private network but i can't.
Inverse it work ( wifi to...
Can’t change a publicnetwork to a private one. Tried all posts on what to do - nothing works – remainspublic. Example – when in file explorer – try network – “error” need to makenetwork “accessible click here” which should change to private – does...
I have extensively viewed the net for a solution, and have tried (as far as I know) every suggestion to make the change without success.
Your comments/suggestions would be welcomed
Thanks in advance
So I have Windows 10 up and running...How do I change my home Wi-Fi from Public networks to Private? I also want to join my homegroup however cannot seem to figure it out....
Does anyone know how to change the network from Public to Private in build 9926? It's defaulting to Public with network discovery turned off, etc, and I'd like to change it to Private.