LKBEN10872: How to disable IPv6 on Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 2008
You want to disable IPv6
Open the Registry:
- Go to the key: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters\"
- If not exist create the DWORD-32 entry "DisabledComponents"
- You can enter the following DWORDs:
- Type 0 to enable all IPv6 components. (Default)
- Type 0xffffffff to disable all IPv6 components, except the IPv6 loopback interface. This value also configures Windows Vista to use Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) instead of IPv6 in prefix policies.
- Type 0x20 to use IPv4 instead of IPv6 in prefix policies.
- Type 0x10 to disable native IPv6 interfaces.
- Type 0x01 to disable all tunnel IPv6 interfaces.
- Type 0x11 to disable all IPv6 interfaces except for the IPv6 loopback interface.
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