change network type in the windows Registry

How to change network type in the windows Registry

 

If you see that the network type is Public in the Network and Sharing Center like below and you need to change this follow the easy to follow instructions below:
How to change network type in the windows Registry

Then open Regedit and browse to the following parent key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\NetworkList\Profiles\

Open the network profile that you have to change and modify the "Category" value:

0 = Public
1 = Private
2 = domain

 

Modifying your network type in the windows Registry 2

This concludes the short tutorial on how to change network type in the windows Registry. If you are still having issues with this you can try the PowerShell method HERE. 

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