Explore advanced sharing options for the three available profiles in Windows 10 including Private, Guest or Public, and Domain. Understand which profiles automatically enable File and Printer sharing, and what happens when a user joins a domain. Learn how and why to make changes to these settings when applicable.
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- [Voiceover] Each time you connect to a network,…a specific network profile is applied.…It's either private, public or domain.…Each profile has its own default configuration settings,…such as whether or not you can access network resources,…like printers or shared folders,…or see other computers that are connected to the network.…You can explore the default settings…in the Network and Sharing Center.…To do this, right click the Network icon on the task bar…and click Open Network and Sharing Center.…
Then click change advanced sharing settings.…To see the settings associated…with the Private network profile type,…expand Private.…Here you can see that both network discovery…and file and print sharing are enabled.…You can make changes if you desire.…You may want to leave your computer discoverable,…but disable access to local printers,…shared files and other resources.…Now expand Guest or Public.…You can see here that discovery and…file and print sharing are turned off.…There might be instances where you want to…
Author and professor Joli Ballew shows you how to get connected, which settings to use to access different resources, and how to keep your system secure. She explains the security implications of different settings, so you can make informed decisions that help protect devices when using public networks. She also helps get the most out of the Window 10 sharing center. Lastly, she explains the native firewall rules, how to create your own inbound and outbound rules, and how to troubleshoot and modify your network connection.
Note: This course aligns to the Configure Networking domain from the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows 10 Devices.
- Configuring IP settings and wireless network settings
- Maintaining network security
- Setting up preferences
- Troubleshooting connectivity
- Managing Windows Firewall
- Creating program rules and security rules
- Using ping, ipconfig, Tracert, and PathPing to troubleshoot