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Windows 10 NET make connection private


Problem: Microsoft has removed the toggle from Network settings which made the PC discoverable and changed the connection category from public to private

Resolution: Use powershell to change the connection category

1. Run Powershell as Administrator

2. Identify the network connection and note the interface index using


3. Set the connection profile to Private using

Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceIndex [index-number] Private




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Article ID: 108
Category: Windows
Date added: 06-07-2017 03:26:18
Views: 185
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