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Windows 7: Network Location Stuck In Public Mode

07 Aug 2014   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

There has been 332 people read your post. The right member just hasn't seen it yet to offer help.
Your post isn't being forgotten. Just seems that no one so far knows the answer.


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08 Aug 2014   #12
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Well mate never say die it has a reason and it just depends on hitting on what the problem is or where it lies.
Have a quick look at this at the moment I am on a 8.1 machine so am not going to see what you are.
Automated Fix for Windows 7 Network Connections Stuck in Public Mode
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08 Aug 2014   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Great find ICit2lol. It just might do the trick.
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08 Aug 2014   #14
UKMedia

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit (SP 1)
 
 

Hi

Long shot but I'm sure that I've experienced this issue myself in the past. I'm sure that I deleted the network adapter in device manager and uninstalled the driver, then re-installed it.

Not sure why it happened but this worked for me...

Regards
UKMedia
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08 Aug 2014   #15
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UKMedia View Post
Hi

Long shot but I'm sure that I've experienced this issue myself in the past. I'm sure that I deleted the network adapter in device manager and uninstalled the driver, then re-installed it.

Not sure why it happened but this worked for me...

Regards
UKMedia
Good idea and I think the more we crack on with this the more likely we are going to find something.
Sometimes it is a bit like not seeing the wood for the trees
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24 Aug 2014   #16
Xeno Morph

Windows 7 Home Premium SPk1 x64
 
 

I would like to apologize to everyone for my disappearing. I was so frustrated and discouraged that I needed to take a time-out and focus on some other issues that needed attention. Didn't realize 2 weeks had gone by.

I followed up on the other link that ICit2lol provided Automated Fix for Windows 7 Network Connections Stuck in Public Mode
Unfortunately that link ultimately led me to the same MS site where I got the the "Fixit" utility that I spoke of in my original post. Sadly, it didn't resolve the issue. I very much appreciate the effort though.

I will try UKMedia's suggestion next. I will post back results this evening.

Once again, I appreciate all of your time and effort.


Baron
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24 Aug 2014   #17
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

No need to apologise mate no one can be everywhere at once - well my ex never understood that principle LOL!!

UK's suggestion sounds quite logical and as I posted earlier it is just a matter of working through different fixes. Me I have problems with the Fixit feature to be honest it has not worked more than it has for me in the past.

Keep us up to speed mate.
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24 Aug 2014   #18
Xeno Morph

Windows 7 Home Premium SPk1 x64
 
 

@ICit2lol,
Quote:
Me I have problems with the Fixit feature to be honest it has not worked more than it has for me in the past.
Not the first time I've used the MS "Fixit" utilities and, I can't say that they have ever resolved any issues/problems for me.

@UKMedia,
1. I understand uninstalling the network drivers and reinstalling them. Just wanted to clarify something. When you say "delete the adapter", do you mean uninstall or go in to registry and delete entry?

Baron
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26 Aug 2014   #19
UKMedia

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit (SP 1)
 
 

Hi

Delete the Network Adaptor in device manger and select remove driver, download the latest driver first

Regards
UKMedia
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27 Aug 2014   #20
Xeno Morph

Windows 7 Home Premium SPk1 x64
 
 

@UKMedia,
D/L drivers, but I'm having trouble finding an option to delete the adapter in device manager (wouldn't be the first time I missed something). I'll attach some print screen images showing what I tried with my next post.

Baron
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