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Windows 7: "Set Network Location" box appeared for no reason

27 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
"Set Network Location" box appeared for no reason

I have a Windows 7 computer which I've been using for eight weeks. This morning when I booted, it displayed the "Set Network Location" dialog box for no reason. I haven't changed any of my network settings. I selected Home and everything seemed to be okay. I rebooted and no, that box did not appear again.

Do you have any idea why that box popped up?? I did nothing the previous time that would cause it. It's always been set to Home. I have an older DSL modem and no wifi, and just one desktop computer and Norton.

(This is the same box that appears if I go to Control Panel > Networking and click on "Home.")

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 "Set Network Location" box appeared for no reason

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