Windows 10: Set Network Location to Private or Public in Windows 10  

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  1.    17 Sep 2016 #60

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Zzgooloo10,

    Usually this setting will not get changed unless you do so, but it wouldn't surprise me if a Windows Update may reset it back to default.
    But the original setting is public right? If it has changed to a private network would it be safe to say it was done by someone other than you?
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       17 Sep 2016 #61

    It wouldn't be hard for you to change the network to private mistakenly or without knowing.
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  3.    21 Sep 2016 #62

    Thanks a lot, Brink for your excellent tutorial as always.
    I don't know if you make those scree shots on Windows 10 Pro machine since I have a Windows 10 Home 64-bit on my PC. However, I didn't see any 'properties' in Changing Network Location of Wi-Fi Network.( as you said "B) Click/tap on the wireless network name (ex: Brink-Router2) you are currently connected to, click/tap on Properties, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below)
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    To change the Network location of WiFi Network, I had to select 'advance option', and then Turn on/off Make this PC discoverable
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       21 Sep 2016 #63

    Hello Hadramawt,

    I'm glad to hear you found the setting in the other location.

    What build number of Windows 10 do you currently have installed? It sounds like you may have an older build where these settings haven't been changed yet.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...mber-find.html
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  5.    21 Sep 2016 #64

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Hadramawt,

    I'm glad to hear you found the setting in the other location.

    What build number of Windows 10 do you currently have installed? It sounds like you may have an older build where these settings haven't been changed yet.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...mber-find.html
    I have currently this Windows build "10586" installed, which is NOT the latest one. However, in my "Windows 10 Update' is said 'your device is up to date'
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  6. Posts : 23,679
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       21 Sep 2016 #65

    If you like, you could also use step 4 with the Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant in the tutorial below to upgrade to the Windows 10 Anniversary build without losing anything.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...tallation.html
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  7.    21 Sep 2016 #66

    Brink said: View Post
    If you like, you could also use step 4 with the Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant in the tutorial below to upgrade to the Windows 10 Anniversary build without losing anything.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...tallation.html
    Thanks a lot,
    I have Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant installed on my desktop, and it was installed when I run update file name 'Windows10Upgrade9252'
    However, I cancelled it since it took about 5 hours to reach to a download percent of 13%.
    It would then take about 20 hours to be completed. I think the Windows version 10 Anniversary build is as big as the size of a complete Windows installation. My internet speed is 512kprs.
    I was told to
    I recommend you download it manually. Why? Then you can create a physical boot medium, which is useful if you need it for either recovery purposes, accessing files from outside Windows avoiding permissions issues (it's one way to do it), or an in-place repair install.
    Further, if you need to make more than one attempt to upgrade- or use it for more than on PC- you save downloads.


    However, I don't want to use MS Media Creation Tool to download a complete Windows installation since if it was terminated due to an electricity outage occurring, then it will not support resuming the download.
    So, I found link that Published you (Brink) including Windows 10 ISO Download - However, I noticed that tutorial was on 28 Jul 2015. So, you think that Direct Downloads of a Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft are the latest ones.( version 1607)


    2- Those Direct Downloads of a Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft will support 'resume capability'. So, if they will support resume', then my internet download manage will be able to resume download if there is termination occurs.
    So, no matter how many hours downloading Windows 10 ISO will take.
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       21 Sep 2016 #67

    Correct, the ISO files are the latest ones that you could use with step 6 instead to upgrade.
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  9.    21 Sep 2016 #68

    Brink said: View Post
    Correct, the ISO files are the latest ones that you could use with step 6 instead to upgrade.
    Thanks a lot,
    1- My existing Windows 10 version 1511 is being installed on C partition. And I will need to do a clean install by using the Windows 10 version 1607 installation media to be downloaded, and burned. If so, then Windows 10 version 1511 will be overwritten and I lose anything. Or I can do upgrade from Windows 10 version 1511 to version 1607 with using Windows 10 version 1607 installation media. So, I will save in the time of installing and I will not lose anything.

    2- There is an electricity outage occuring in my own home country. So, those Direct Downloads of a Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft will support 'resume possibility'? So, if they will support resume', then my internet download manage will be able to resume download from where it left off if there is termination occurs.
    So, no matter how many hours downloading Windows 10 ISO will take.
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  10. Posts : 23,679
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       21 Sep 2016 #69

    Q1) You could just upgrade using the ISO to version 1607 without losing anything. Step 6 in the upgrade tutorial above will help show you more on how to if needed.

    Q2) The downloads don't support resume as far as I know. If the download is interrupted, you'll have to start over.
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