Friday, October 5, 2018
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Microsoft appears to have changed AGAIN where you change a network profile from Public to Private or the opposite. I just ran into this on a student laptop with WiFi issues.
The Powershell command set to switch it follows:
Public or Private network via Powershell:
"Open an administrator PowerShell by searching "powershell" in the start menu, right clicking it and selecting "Run as administrator", or by using the win+x shortcut and selecting "Windows PowerShell (Admin)"
Then in PowerShell type (or copy+paste)
Set-NetConnectionProfile -Name "put your network name here" -NetworkCategory Private
If you aren't sure, you can get the name of your network with
You can replace "Private" with "Public" to make a network public. This method changes the network type immediately, and does not require you to restart anything or even log out."