We get stuck many time when our home or office network is automatically detected as public network . This will cause restricted access to network devices such as printer , scanner or any shared drive. There are a lot of ways to change this in Windows 10 from which we recommend to the Powershell option for tech savvies and admins. Change Network from Public to Private You will find this useful in windows 10 home series PC where options are restricted in settings. Here how we do this using powershell in Windows 10, 1. Run Powershell as a administrator 2.