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  1. mishras Win User

    How to change network settings from Public to Private in Windows 10 Pro?


    How to change network settings from Public to Private in Windows 10 Pro?

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  2. Giridhar J Win User

    Change Network from Public to Private

    Hi,

    Thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below to
    change your network from Public to Private:


    • Type PowerShell in Search Window and then right click on it and click on
      Run as Administrator.

    • Type the following command to find your interface Index:
      Get-NetConnectionProfile

    • Use your interface index (for example 5) with this command:
      Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceIndex 5 -NetworkCategory Private

    • Now reboot the device and check if the network has changed from Public to Private.
    Hope this information is helpful. Please do let us know if you need further assistance, we’ll be glad to assist you.
     
  3. Gianni1962 Win User
    Changing Network from Public to Private

    To use these steps to set a network to public or private, your PC must be running Windows 10 Version 1709.

    To see which version of Windows 10 your device is currently running, select Start, then select Settings > System > About

    To change a Wi-Fi network to public or private:

    - Select Start, then select Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi

    - Select Manage known networks, select the network you want to change, and then > select Properties.

    - Under Network profile, select Public or Private.

    Taken from:

    Make a Wi-Fi network public or private in Windows 10
     
  4. Stud_1946 Win User

    How to change network settings from Public to Private in Windows 10 Pro?

    How to change the network setting (Private, public, etc)

    this answer from a different Microsoft page worked for me

    How to change network settings from Public to Private in Windows 10 Pro? [​IMG]
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    Hi,

    Thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below to
    change your network from Public to Private:


    • Type PowerShell in Search Window and then right click on it and click on
      Run as Administrator.

    • Type the following command to find your interface Index:
      Get-NetConnectionProfile

    • Use your interface index (for example 5) with this command:
      Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceIndex 5 -NetworkCategory Private

    • Now reboot the device and check if the network has changed from Public to Private.
    Hope this information is helpful. Please do let us know if you need further assistance, we’ll be glad to assist you.
     
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