There are times when Windows 10 Location Awareness goes wrong; you are at home or office and set up a Wi-Fi connection for the first time, and for some strange reason, it thinks that is a public network. Meaning you cannot access printers or other computers on that network.
It can be a little frustrating especially when you want to move files back and forth between computers, or you cannot access the printer from your workstation.
FYI – Windows thinks it is trying to protect you from all the dangers that come with connecting to public networks; the possibility of someone spying on your files remotely. Except this time, its guards are up for nothing, because you are using your home or office network (private network).
Well, you will be glad to know that changing your Wi-Fi connection from public to private is so easy you could do it in less than 5 seconds. But before we get into it, I would like to point out there are numerous versions of Windows 10 out there already, and each version is different from the next. Although ideally, this fix …read more