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Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista

NetworkLocation specifies the location of the network if the computer is connected to a network when a user first logs on.



Specifies a private home network.


Specifies a private office network.


Specifies neither a home or work network. Network discovery is disabled by default on this network type.

There is no default value. If a value is not set, and a network is detected, then the Computer's Current Location page opens during the Out of Box Experience (OOBE).

For a list of the supported Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

The following XML example shows how to set the network location to a private office network.


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