Oct 262009
 

IPv6 is enebled by default in Windows 7 and Windows Vista. If you are not using IPv6 then this can be disabled from the Windows Registry as follows:


Click Start – Search and type “regedit” and press enter. This should launch the Registry Editor.

Navigate to the following rgeistry key


[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters]

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
\SYSTEM
\CurrentControlSet
\Services
\Tcpip6
\Parameters

In the right-pane, right-click, select New – DWORD Value. Enter the name as “DisabledComponents” and set its value as “FF” as shown below. Once done, restart your system for the changes to take effect. If at a later time you want to revert the changes simply delete the key and reboot your system.

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  2 Responses to “Disable IPv6 in Windows 7 & Windows Vista”

  1. What is the Benefit of doing this?

  2. thats not a very good idea,since IPv4 is about to die,and IPv6 will replace it.Guys seriously dont do it.

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