How to Fix Profile Type Missing in Windows 11

You can set various network profile types in Windows for your connection to the BSS. Network profiles typically include XML data fragments. However, particularly with Windows 11, users may run into problems like missing profiles when altering the network profile type.

So let’s talk about the missing Windows 11 network profile type and its root reasons. We’ll also walk you through how to resolve network profile-related problems like Windows 10/11 can’t change network to private or public.

Restart your computer

Click the Start button.

Press the Power button and click the Restart button.

Update Windows

Press Win + I to open Settings.

Click on Check for updates to scan for any updates.

Download and install any updates that were discovered.

Update Device Driver

Press Win + R to launch Run dialog.

Type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.

Click on Network adapters to expand the option.

Right-click on your device driver and select Update driver.

Choose Search automatically for drivers and follow any on-screen instructions.

Troubleshoot Network Adapter

Type Troubleshoot settings on your Windows search bar and select Open.

Click on Other troubleshooters.

Select Run beside Network Adapter.


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