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How to turn off IPV6 in Windows 7 and Windows Vista

How to turn off IPV6 in Windows 7 and Windows Vista

1. Click on the start button, then click on Control Panel

2. Once in Control Panel click on Network and Sharing Center

3. Click on Change Adapter Settings, located in the upper left hand corner

4. Next right click on the network connection you want to edit and select properties


5. Next uncheck the check in the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IP) check box and click OK


6. Reboot your computer.

After your computer reboots IPV6 will be turned off for the network connection you turned it off in. Note IPV6 is not a standard yet so you should not have trouble with leaving it off. However not some programs have already had IPV6 support added to them so if you have trouble you may want to turn it back on as a part of troubleshooting the issue.

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when my computer wakes up it sometimes gives me an error that there is an IP address conflict and will not connect to internet. I have 1 oe 2 laptops and 2 direct tv recoders attached.


Hi, Lets we disable your IPV6 to IP V4 only .

Do you know how to disable IPv6 in Windows Vistair?t=homnetwirneta-20&l=ur2&o=1? Do you know it's enabled by default? It's pretty simple actually! As I know some might even want to uninstall IPv6, but you won't be able to do it as this is built-in feature in Vista kernel. Although IPv6 is developed with better security and aimed to overcome the shortage of IPv4 addresses, but there are several reasons why people still wish to disable this feature:

- Totally not going to use this IPv6 feature as it's not that popular yet and don't know how to use it
- Disabling this IPv6 feature can conserve Windows' CPU and memory resources
- Better network performance with disabled IPv6 feature
Somehow there are still some disadvantages for disabling this IPv6 feature: you will not be able to use Windows Meeting Space or any application that relies on the Windows Peer-to-Peer Networking platform or the Teredo transition technology. If you are not going to be affected by those disadvantages, let's proceed to do it:
1) Go to Start and right click on Network and then click Properties.
2) Network and Sharing Center window will appear, after that click Manage network connections.
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3) Network Connections window will appears. Here you can right click on the network card that you wish to disable IPv6 and click Properties.
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4) In the Local Area Connection Properties window, untick Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) and click OK.
Note: This method disables IPv6 on your LAN interfaces and connections, but does not disable IPv6 on tunnel interfaces or the IPv6 loopback interface. You need to make change in Windows registry in order to disable the IPv6 on tunnel interface. You can stop here if don't feel like working with Windows registry. If not, proceed with Step 5.
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5) Type regedit in command prompt in order to launch registry editor.
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6) Registry editor will appear, proceed to locate following registry item:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters\DisabledComponents
Note: If the DisabledComponents item is unavailable, you must create it:
a) In the Edit menu, go to New, and then click DWORD (32-bit) Value.
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b) Type DisabledComponents, and then press ENTER.
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7) Double-click DisabledComponents, set the value as 0xffffffff (hexadecimal value) (just type ffffffff) to disable IPv6 on LAN interfaces, connections, and tunnel interfaces except the IPv6 loopback interface, finally click OK.
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8) You must restart the computer for this registry value to take effect.

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How to determine your computer's MAC address Applies to Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 1. Click Start - Run 2. Next enter "CMD" and click OK 3. Next at the command prompt type "ipconfig /all" and press enter At this point all your active connections will list on the screen. Note you may need to scroll back up the window to get to the MAC address info you need. Also keep in mine if you are connected to your wired or wireless connection because both will have a MAC address assigned to them and they will be different. 4. Look under the Local Area Connection if connected to your network via a wired connection or Wireless Network Connection if connecting via a wreless connection. Once under the right connection you will want to look for the line that shows "Physical Address" this will have what the network cards MAC Address listed. Note if you have Windows Vista or Windows 7 and you access a lot of different networks then you may have a lot of Tunnel Adapters list that causes overflow in the CMD buffer. If this happens the top part of the "ipconfig /all" report will get cut off. To fix this all you need to is turn off IPV6 in your network properties and reboot your computer. This will remove the ones that are tied to IPV6. After you reboot you should be able to see MAC address for your netork devices. After you get the MAC address it is recommended that you turn IPV6 back on because there is some programs that have been writen for IPV6 for when it becomes a standard. How to turn off IPV6 in Windows 7 and Windows Vista Here is an example of what "ipconfig /all" looks like on a computer running Windows 7 ----------------------------------------------------- Other Helpful Links How to allow ping request through Norton Internet Security 2010 Smart Firewall How to check and change you computer IP address in Windows 7 How to enable and disable printer and file sharing in Windows 7 How to take file ownership in Windows 7 and Windows Vista How to change your drive letter in Windows Vista and Windows 7

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Windows XP:
1. Click Start
2. Click Control Panel
3. If your Control Panel is in Category View, double-click Sounds, Speech and Audio Devices. If not, go directly to the step 4
4. Double Click on Sounds and Audio Devices
5. Click the Audio tab (the middle one)
6. Under both Sound Playback and Sound Recording, select your default audio device (the one you want to use) from the drop down menu
* Never select Tigerjet as your default device
7. Click the box labeled Use Only Default Device" (located in the bottom left corner of the window)
8. Click Apply and OK

Windows VISTA
1. Click the Windows Button (Old Start Button)
2. Click Control Panel.
3. If your Control Panel is in Classic View, Double-Click Sound. If not, go directly to the step 4.
4. Click on Hardware and Sound.
5. Click Sound.
6. Right-Click on your default device (the one you want to use) and select Set as Default Device
* Never select Tigerjet as your default device.
7. Click Ok.

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How to Check Windows 7 Firewall Settings 1. Click on the start button, and then click on Control Panel 2. Once in Control Panel click on Windows Firewall. Here you will see the main firewall settings. Note with the newer versions of Windows, this includes Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 you now leave the service running. If you want to turn off the firewall you just click on the "Turn Windows Firewall on or off" option. In addition if something networking related is not working properly it may me a good idea to turn off the Windows Firewall for testing to see if the Windows Firewall is actually causing your problem. 3. If you are planning to leave the Windows Firewall running it is a good idea to check your "Advanced settings" Once in here you will be able to check your incoming and outgoing rules, as well as your connection rules. Note if you still have trouble after setting the "Advance settings" there could be another firewall on a computer or on the network in general blocking the communication. If you are communicating from computer to computer in most cases your need to make sure the same firewall changes are on both computers. ----------------------------------------------------- Other Windows 7 Links How to allow ping (ICMP Echo) request through Windows 7 Firewall How to check and change you computer IP address in Windows 7 How to enable and disable printer and file sharing in Windows 7 How to take file ownership in Windows 7 and Windows Vista How to change your drive letter in Windows Vista and Windows 7 How to determine your computer's MAC address

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