Important   This setting has been deprecated in Windows 10. The information about this deprecated setting is provided for reference only.

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).

Valid Configuration Passes


Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | OOBE | NetworkLocation

Applies To

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

XML Example

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


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