How can I change public network to private ?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by cuteee, Sep 22, 2013.

  1. cuteee

    cuteee MDL Guru

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    in win8.1.
     
  2. eydee

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    There is home, work and public. What do you mean by private?
     
  3. ian82

    ian82 MDL Expert

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    no in Windows 8 it's either Private or Public those are the Windows 7 options that you mentioned
     
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  5. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    linked to that above, but looks like cutee found what was needed.
     
  6. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    did you follow all the steps from the link I post, or just the part of the link I post that ian post? tested on 8 and 8.1 here working. I guess per user, mileage varies dunno
     
  7. matt.xx

    matt.xx MDL Novice

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    I believe I got mine to change to private by enabling network sharing in the network section of the Metro PC Settings. If you switch sharing on this should set your network to private.