We will be glad to help if you need further assistance. Also, in the NetworkCategory field, you see the current network location set for your network connection. Enable Public folder sharing The Public folder is located on your hard drive in C:UsersPublic. Discussion in '' started by AndrewMcDonald3,. If that doesn't resovle the issue, I would suggest you to try the troubleshooting steps given in the help article below and check if it helps:.
Click the Start button, type gpedit. Turning on Public Folder Sharing. And private and public are two common types we usually use to change the network connection. All you have to do is to read carefully and follow these instructions. Your network and Internet related settings are shown.
For example, your Chrome web browser may fill up with notifications you do not want, or your antivirus may not function as well because of a configuration mistake you have made. There, follow my screenshot to find network discovery. Do step 5 Ethernet or step 6 Wi-Fi below for what type of network you have. Click it to open HomeGroup. Additionally, look for the Notification service, right-click it, and choose Properties, and then open the Dependencies tab.
To double check that the network location was changed, run the Get-NetConnectionProfile again and see the results. See also: Image-1 Bluetooth Connect Button on a Optical Mouse! I will be glad to assist you with this. When you set a network as Private, Windows 10 allows your computer or device to be discoverable on the network, to share data, and devices, including printers. If you need a refresher on the purpose of network locations in Windows, read this guide:. I remember that it happened to my desktop last year, and I found instructions online showing how to change it back.
Any file and folder found in C:UsersPublic is completely accessible to all users on the computer. To turn it on, click on Change and, in the next window, select the option that says Share my media. The way you make it discoverable depends on the device. Look, network discovery is a firewall setting. I searched but don't know what a2dp is so couldn't make a decision Bluetooth in windows 10 So I bought a new Bluetooth headphones the skull candy uproar since my old one isn't working.
If you turn it on, Windows Vista will create a folder called 'Public' which will be shared with other people using the same computer or other computers from your network. I can post pictures if anyone needs. This makes it easier to share files and printers. I personally don't like it. This is how I resolved it: 1st I temporarilty turned off windows firewall to see if it was the problem, and sure enough I was then able to turn on file share. Related articles: I can't turn the network discovery and file sharing options on or off.
If your network adapter is wired, do the following. You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to change the network location of a network adapter. How to Change Network from Public to Private in Windows 10 Windows grants users privileges to select a network type private, public and domain when a new network is connected to the computer. This option will also set the to either private or public. So yesterday we searched online and she found the secpol. Accessing advanced sharing settings in Windows 10.
I'm sure I'm overlooking something. Nor can we confirm which solution helped or if it was even solved for good with or without the dock. Enable or Disable Network Discovery in Command Prompt If you need to enable or disable the network discovery feature using the command prompt, you can do it as follows. Hope this information is helpful. Note: — If its Ethernet connection click on your Ethernet icon.
Discovery buttons can be very small and hard to spot, often placed on the bottom of a mouse, keyboard, or similar device. I see the frustration that abandoning questions causes people, but still, the ability to close questions should not be misused. Can actually see the hard drives, see the folders, but when try to access them, cannot access them. Value data can be 0 for Public network, 1 for Private network and 2 for Domain network. To make your computer visible for other computers in your network select Private as the location type.