Windows Network stuck in Public Mode

Follow the below steps to change the Network mode.


  1. Press Winkey + R to open Run prompt and type gpedit.msc.
  2. Navigate to: Computer Configuration /Windows Settings / Security Setting /Network List Manager Policies.
  3. Choose your Network name from the right pane.
  4. Go to Network Location tab and change the Location type from Public to Private.
  5. Close Local Policy Editor.
  6. You will now see your network has changed from Public to Private.