Windows 10: Why does Microsoft hate us having home networks???

Discus and support Why does Microsoft hate us having home networks??? in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Yet again Microsoft has pushed out an update which reset all the networking items to "OFF" in all my computers, WHY DOES MICROSOFT HATE HOME... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by StephenHayward26, Jan 14, 2021.

  1. Why does Microsoft hate us having home networks???


    Yet again Microsoft has pushed out an update which reset all the networking items to "OFF" in all my computers, WHY DOES MICROSOFT HATE HOME NETWORKING?????

    ON ANOTHER THOUGHT THESE MACHINES ARE MINE NOT MICROSOFT'S SO WHAT RIGHT DO THEY HAVE TO MUCK ABOUT WITH THEM WITHOUT MY PERMISSION??????

    each time a update is pushed onto the machines all the items which make up a home network are turned off and I have to spend my time going around the 9 machines resetting them so I can send files between the machines.


    MICROSOFT KEEP YOUR MITTS OUT OF MY MACHINES

    :)
     
    StephenHayward26, Jan 14, 2021
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  2. 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 14, 2021
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  3. Boatvan Win User
    Did our Epson printer get hacked?

    Another question, is this on a home network or a work network? The steps @eidairaman1 listed are always a good first step. If this is on a work network you manage, I'd be much more concerned than the home one. It is possible someone is screwing with you, but malware could also be the culprit.
     
    Boatvan, Jan 14, 2021
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  4. Eric2139 Win User

    Why does Microsoft hate us having home networks???

    How to Dump Networking Parameters?


    Had a customer with this problem, they had a brand new Dell Optiplex 3050, with Windows 10 1709, and Realtek Gbit Family of lan adapters (wired connection). After much troubleshooting (many suggestions listed in the course of this thread), it turned out the PC needed a bios update. Among the updates listed on the dell website for bios version 1.52 (I flashed it with the latest 1.92) was "Update RealtekLOM".

    LOM is "lan on motherboard" and the Realtek has flashable firmware.

    One step for others having this issue is to check their computer manufacturer's website for "Lom" firmware updates for the particular network adapter - whether integrated or an add-in.
     
    Eric2139, Jan 14, 2021
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