Windows 10: network setup name

Discus and support network setup name in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; when I set up my network I didn't get to name it. how do I change it... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by KathyDay1, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. KathyDay1 Win User

    network setup name

    when I set up my network I didn't get to name it. how do I change it

    KathyDay1, Jan 12, 2019

  2. Windows 10; Network Name


    The Registry steps follower that resolved the issue.

    But could you tell us why it appears to select a network status name based on your past Wi-Fi network connections, and then applies it to your wired Ethernet connection?


    masontseng, Jan 12, 2019
  3. Windows 10; Network Name


    Thank you for the update and I apologize for the late response.

    I suggest you to follow the steps and check if you are able to change the network name:

    1. Press the
    Windows + R keys and type
    secpol.msc, and press Enter.

    2. If prompted by
    UAC, then click/tap on Yes.

    3. In the left pane of Local Security Policy, click on
    Network List Manager Policies.

    4. In the right pane of
    Network List Manager Policies, double click on your current network name.

    5. In Network Properties, select
    Name and type the name you prefer.

    6. When finished, you can now close Local Security Policy.

    7. Restart the computer.

    Let us know if you need further assistance. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you.
    Krishna Prasobh V, Jan 12, 2019
  4. network setup name

    Edge Search Does Not Permit Change of Region

    I got these suggestions from the Microsoft Community forum.No. 1 worked for me:

    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community. I am glad to assist you on this.
    We have reproduce the issue here and we are able to access non-regional search for google using Microsoft Edge.
    I would suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps.
    Step 1:
    Clear browsing data option of Microsoft Edge and check if you face the issue. To do so perform the steps below.

    1. Click on the More actions icon next to the feedback icon present on top right corner of the Project Spartan homepage.
    2. Select Settings and click on Choose what to clear.
    3. Check the boxes Browsing history, Cookies and saved website data and Cached data and files and click on Clear.
    Step 2:
    I suggest you to create a new user account and check if the issue occurs.

    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Choose Accounts and then select Family and other users.
    3. Select add someone else on this PC.
    4. Enter a user name and hit next.
    5. Click on Finish.
    6. Sign out from the current Account and Log into the new account.
    Step 3:
    It could also happen because of network issue. I suggest you to try with different network connection and check if it helps.
    hurricane51, Jan 12, 2019

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