Win 7 Stuck in Public

I am using Windows 7 Home Premium.  I cannot set it Home.  It is stuck in Public.  I tried disabling the network card, no luck.
DS928Asked:
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Rob MinersCommented:
Windows 7 Network connections are stuck in Public mode

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2578723
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DS928Author Commented:
Tried that.  It say that it didn't repair it.
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Rob MinersCommented:
Try the manual recommendations under Let me fix it myself
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DS928Author Commented:
Tried that as well.  No luck!
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Run a TCP/IP Reset to see if that helps. See the Microsoft Support Article below.

http://support.microsoft.com/

You might also try System File Checker. Run SFC /SCANNOW and allow to complete. Run again if errors remain uncorrected. Restart and test.

... Thinkpads_User
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Rob MinersCommented:
Try turning off network discovery, restart your system and then turn on network discovery again and see if it makes a difference.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/what-is-network-discovery
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DS928Author Commented:
Turning off Network Discovery did not work.  Trying TCP/IP reset now. TCP/IP reset did not work either.
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DS928Author Commented:
This did not work either.
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Rob MinersCommented:
Try thinkpads_user's suggestion to run SFC /SCANNOW
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DS928Author Commented:
Will do in the morning
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Rob MinersCommented:
Cool, I doubt it will help but you could also try a system restore prior to this problem.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If nothing here works, consider a Repair Install of windows.

Here is the Microsoft Support article for Repair Install:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ca/windows7/start-your-computer-from-a-windows-7-installation-disc-or-usb-flash-drive

Here is a Seven Forums Tutorial to further assist:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html

... Thinkpads_User
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DS928Author Commented:
Had to reinstall windows.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@DS928 - Thanks for the update. It is always inconvenient to reinstall Windows, but at least you know have it working.

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