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Okay, so we got rid of our network in our home since we just use internet on our Cellphones, but I took the router and hooked it up in my room, so I now have my laptop and XBox 360 Networked so I can use the Windows Media Center which works fine. I can also connect to my network on my laptop wirelessly and it will connect to it, and it will say the name is BEN-PC_ Network which is the name, and it says it is a Home Network, all that is correct, but when I plug in my Ethernet cord into my laptop and router, it says that it is an unidentified network and that it is a Public network, and it won't let me change any settings on it. Does anybody know what is going on? If you need more info just ask in a post.

Also the network is WPA-2 password protected and it doesn't ask for a password when I connect to the network via Ethernet.
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Wired networks will not ask for a password.

Just save the wired connection as a home network.
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Just save the wired connection as a home network.
I've tried, it won't let me save make any changes to it. Normally it will let me click the "Public network" but it won't let me do it to the wired connection.
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