We answer: what is network and sharing center in windows 10?

In many of our tutorials about networking in Windows, you will see that we often mention the Network and Sharing Center. Obviously, it is the entrance point to lớn many Windows networking features và tasks. However, if you are wondering what does it vày exactly and what it"s useful for, in this article we will show you what the Network & Sharing Center is , how you can launch it and which are the main tasks that you can start from here.

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What is the Network & Sharing Center?

Simply put, the Network và Sharing Cente r is the control panel from which most of the networking settings và tasks can be launched in Windows 7, Windows 8.1 và Windows 10. In Windows 10, even if some tasks were moved to the new Settings tiện ích, the Network và Sharing Center still holds a very important place.

Which tasks can be launched from the Network and Sharing Center?

Let"s start with Windows 7: the Network & Sharing Center window is split in two. On the left side there is a column with shortcuts lớn tasks such as: managing your wireless networks, changing settings for all network adapters and changing network sharing settings. On the bottom left side there are shortcuts khổng lồ the HomeGroup settings panel, khổng lồ the Internet Options panel and to lớn the Windows Firewall panel.


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On the right there is a big White area split in two parts. The upper side shows you basic information about your current network connection: the name of the active sầu network, access type và the HomeGroup to which your computer belongs. The lower part contains liên kết to lớn wizards which help you set up a new connection or network, connect to another network, change HomeGroup và sharing settings và troubleshoot problems.

In Windows 8.1 & Windows 10, the panel looks almost the same, with some minor differences. For example, the "Connect lớn a network" links is gone because its wizard is the same as " Set up a new connection or network".


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The " Choose homegroup and sharing options" links is also gone, because the same Homegroup settings can be accessed via the Homegroup links on the left column.

On the left column, you won"t find the " Manage wireless networks" links, not even on laptops or tablets. That"s because the management of wireless networks connections is done differently in Windows 8.1 và Windows 10. More details about it can be found in these guides:


How to start the Network and Sharing Center

There are several ways to lớn launch the Network & Sharing Center. One way is to lớn launch the Run window by pressing the " Windows + R" keyboard keys , type "control.exe cộ /name Microsoft.NetworkAndSharingCenter" và press OK. This works in all versions of Windows that include this feature.

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A second alternative, that works only in Windows 7, is to lớn cliông xã on the network icon on the right side of the taskbar và then on " Open Network and Sharing Center".


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In Windows 8.1 & Windows 10 you must right-cliông chồng the network inhỏ, on the right side of the taskbar, then cliông chồng or tap on " mở cửa Network & Sharing Center".


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The third way is khổng lồ go lớn "Control Panel -> Network và Internet -> Network và Sharing Center". This works in all versions of Windows.


In Windows 8.1, search for the words "network sharing" & click or tap the appropriate tìm kiếm result.


The same search can also be done in Windows 10"s Start Menu search box and Windows 10"s search box from the taskbar.

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Conclusion

As you can see from this article, the Network và Sharing Center is one of the most important panels for managing your network connections. If you are looking for other cool tips và tricks on networking, check our recommendations below. Also, if you have any questions, don"t hesitate to lớn ask us in the comments section.


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