How to Disable IPv6 Using Registry Editor

Press the Windows Key and the R key at the same time to bring up the Run dialog box.



Type regedit in the Run dialog box and click OK



Use Registry Editor to expand the registry tree and browse to:

\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\TCPIP6\Parameters



Right click on Parameters, expand New, and select DWORD (32-bit) Value



Enter DisabledComponents into the Name field



Double click on the new DisabledComponents value, enter ffffffff into the Value data dialog box, and click theOK button



Confirm the new registry value contains the required data.



After restarting the computer, run ipconfig again at the command prompt to confirm that IPv6 is disabled.

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