Disable IPv6 on Windows

Author Johnny Josefsson on April 8, 2013 | Print | Bookmark
Type 0 to enable all IPv6 components. (Windows default setting)

Type 0xffffffff to disable all IPv6 components except the IPv6 loopback
interface. This value also configures Windows to prefer using IPv4 over
IPv6 by changing entries in the prefix policy table. For more information,
see Source and Destination Address Selection.

Type 0x20 to prefer IPv4 over IPv6 by changing entries in the prefix policy table.

Type 0x10 to disable IPv6 on all nontunnel interfaces (both LAN and Point-to-Point
Protocol [PPP] interfaces).

Type 0x01 to disable IPv6 on all tunnel interfaces. These include Intra-Site Automatic
Tunnel Addressing Protocol (ISATAP), 6to4, and Teredo.

Type 0x11 to disable all IPv6 interfaces except for the IPv6 loopback interface.
 
REM 0xffffffff = 4294967295
reg add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters /v DisabledComponents /t REG_DWORD /d 4294967295 /f


Also uncheck the visual / graphical option in the network TCP/IP configuration windows

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Category: Windows, Server 2008 and 2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Server 2012 and 2012 R2

Last updated on April 8, 2013 with 1001 views