Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Network location for Xbox resets to public after reboot

15 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Network location for Xbox resets to public after reboot

I have a very simple setup:

My PC is running Windows 7 and is directly connected (by network cable) to my XBox 360.

I have configured my XBox to automatically start Media Center when it starts up.

The problem however is that everytime I reboot my PC, the network location for the XBox is set to "Public" for which streaming is disabled!

So everytime I want to start Media Center I first have to enable streaming for the Public profile, after which the network location automatically changes to "Work".

Is there a way to permanently enable streaming for the Public profile?

Or else to make Windows 7 recognize the XBox as a Home/Work network everytime?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

15 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

anyone???
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


18 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7
 
 
Solution found!

I found a solution here

How to change the network type?

In short, I had to set my default gateway on my Windows 7 PC to the IP address of the machine on the other side of my network cable (Xbox 360 in my case).

Hope this helps someone else!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Network location for Xbox resets to public after reboot




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Network location for Xbox resets to public after reboot
Thread Forum
Network Location - Set as Home, Work, or Public Network Tutorials
Solved Secondary monitor resets on reboot Graphic Cards
Public vs Private network location w/new wireless adaptor Network & Sharing
Connector Retasking resets after reboot Sound & Audio
Changing the category and the location of unidentified public network Network & Sharing
StartOrb resets after reboot Themes and Styles
Gamma resets on reboot General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:04 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33