Remove Network History Locations from Windows and Changing Network Location

When you connect to a new network on Windows 10 you’ll have a panel come up on the right that looks like this.

Clicking yes sets it as a private network, clicking no sets it as a public and devices non-discoverable.

To edit these, open Reg Edit and navigate to

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

To change between the two, find the network profile you wish to change, look at the “ProfileName” field. Then, find the “Category” DWORD entry and change  the “Value data” from “0” – Public to “1 – Private.

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