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Windows 7: Public Network

14 Sep 2012   #1
SatSteve

Windows 7 Profesional 32 bit
 
 
Public Network

I have come accross a problem with a pc that sees every network as a Public Network, so it will not connect directly to a Broadband supplier. Is there any way to reset this without reinstalling the O/S?


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14 Sep 2012   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SatSteve View Post
I have come accross a problem with a pc that sees every network as a Public Network, so it will not connect directly to a Broadband supplier. Is there any way to reset this without reinstalling the O/S?
This should help you to fix this problem.
Windows 7 Network connections are stuck in Public mode
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14 Sep 2012   #3
SatSteve

Windows 7 Profesional 32 bit
 
 

Many thanks, I will try it in the morning. If it works as I expect, I will let you know.
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15 Sep 2012   #4
SatSteve

Windows 7 Profesional 32 bit
 
 

Thanks Chev65, it worked a treat, although I couldn't get the other pc's (XP) to connect at the same time through a group, so I had to leave them with just direct internet connection.
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