Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Disabling IPv6 on Windows 7

If you're running Windows 7, chances are you've had IPv6 turned on by default, for a multitude of reasons (incompatibility with certain products, security concerns etc) you might want to turn it off, and it's really easy to do so:

1. Open the Control Panel
2. Click Network and Sharing Center
3. Click the connection that you want to edit - this will then display the status of that connection
4. Click Properties - This will then show the properties of that connection

5. Simply untick the  box next to Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)
6. Press OK

And that's all there is too it! IPv6 is now turned off for this connection.

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