How to make the home system have dual stack protocols so that it would support both IPversion4 as well IPversion6 (networks and hosts)? What are steps to be taken, what are products available and their costs in the market?
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If your home network is a typical network with a basic consumer router and PCs you'll require a new router or firmware update, as most routers currently only support IPv4. Installation of protocols already built into Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OS X. Windows Vista and Mac OS X already support IPv6 natively and Windows XP only requires the addition of an IPv6 protocol driver. It's possible to run IPv4 and IPv6 on the same systems on the same network without problems.
Because TCP/IP operates lower layers of the "OSI model", the vast majority of software applications will work perfectly without modification. Only software that makes changes to or makes direct use of lower-level TCP/IP functions will need to be replaced and this is somewhat rare.
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If you are connection to the internet is wireless try this:
Go to the properties on your
wireless adapter. In the "This connection uses the following items" box, unchecked the
internet protocol version6 (tcp/ipv6) box. Most routers don't support
this protocol. Unless you have a N router. Then restart your computer. That
how I fixed mine.
IP addresses can either be assigned manually or automatically. When they are assigned automatically, a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server hands them out and determines which computer or other device gets which address. This process usually flows smoothly, but there are times when you may need to release or renew an IP address even when using DHCP.
There are several ways to release and renew IP addresses in Windows XP. Each procedure is described below.
From the system notification tray:
1. Right click on the network connection icon in the system notification tray. 2. Select Repair. Windows will automatically release the current IP address, reset the network connection, and request an IP address from the DHCP server. (The new IP address that gets assigned may be a different one from before, or it may be the same one.) From the Start menu:
1. Click the Start button. 2. Right click on My Network Places. 3. Select Properties. 4. Right click on the network connection that is currently in use. 5. Select Repair. (If you choose a network connection that is not in use, Repair will be grayed out.)
For either of the above methods, you can release and renew your IP address manually by clicking Disable instead of Repair, and then right-clicking and choosing Enable. From the command prompt:
1. Click the Start button. 2. Click Run. 3. Type "cmd" and press [Enter]. 4. At the command line, type "ipconfig /release" and press [Enter]. 5. Type "ipconfig /renew" and press [Enter].
6. Type "exit" and press [Enter].
If the error in connecting to the internet or to a LAN is prevalent with all network adapters, reset the TCP/IP Protocol stack byrunning the following command from the command prompt window: 1. Go to start menu and click on run. 2.Type in cmd.exe and press enter. 3.In the command prompt window,type in the command: netsh int ip reset C:\connlogreset.log
The command will reset the TCP/IP protocol stack to it's defaults, and the reset data will be logged in the text document connlogreset.log.
If the above fails, disable any protocols that are not needed in the connection, e.g. SLIP(Serial Line Internet Protocol for Linux) as it's only used to connect to Linux servers in a LAN. If using a broadband modem, disable NDIS driver wrapper from the GSM broadband client software provided with the modem, and update the software if possible.
For more information about how to back up the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 322756(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ ) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows XP and Windows Vista
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
In Registry Editor, locate the following keys, right-click each key, and then click Delete:
When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.
Note Restart the computer after you delete the Winsock keys. Doing so causes the Windows XP operating system to create new shell entries for those two keys. If you do not restart the computer after you delete the Winsock keys, the next step does not work correctly.
Step 2: Install TCP/IP
Right-click the network connection, and then click Properties.
Click Protocol, and then click Add.
Click Have Disk.
Type C:\Windows\inf, and then click OK.
On the list of available protocols, click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click OK.
If Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) does not appear, follow these steps:
Click Start, and then click Search.
In the Search Companion pane, click More advanced options.
Click to select the following three check boxes:
Search system folders
Search hidden files and folders
In the All or part of the file name box, type nettcpip.inf, and then click Search.
In the results pane, right-click Nettcpip.inf, and then click Install.
if you are getting limited connectivity.. double click on network icon on task bar and go to support tab and click on repair..it will work.. if its not working give the ip and dns and default gateway manually.. not DHCP
i think you have to make mauel ip adress in site network connections. richt klik on network then propertys then select internet protocol tcp/ip select propertys manual configuratie fill in or select next tab page and fill in with the ip numbers and dns numbers
The easiest means to block IP addresses in Windows XP is to use
Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) filtering rules. The primary reason
to block IP addresses is to protect your computer from network-based
threats, such as computer worms,
viruses and other malware. To block IP addresses in Windows XP, you
will need to activate and configure IPSeccmd, the firewall that comes
bundled with Windows XP. IPSeccmd does not come preinstalled with XP on
your computer. It can be found on Disk 2 of your service pack upgrade
or downloaded from Microsoft directly.
Open the Command Prompt on your computer by selecting "Start > Run" from the primary file menu and type the word "cmd" in the blank text field that appears.
the following command at the DOS command prompt to block a specific
communication type (UDP or TCP) and port number on your computer: "IPSeccmd.exe -f [*=0:PortNumber:Protocol]
the user interface for IPSeccmd on your desktop, and select the
"General" tab under the "Policy" section. Choose the "IP Block" option
and enter the specific IP address of the host(s) that you desire to
block. Exit the application when complete.
1.How are you attaching to the network printer from your daughters computer? IP address, or by the name of the printer...Also make sure you check you are attaching to the network printer, and not local printer.
2. Install the Microsoft TCP/IP version 6 protocol on both computers by clicking install on your LAN properties, then restart PC. This should work!