How to disable IPv6 on Windows


This guide will show you how to manually disable IPv6 address support on your Windows device.


If you have a Windows 7 operating system, check out this article.


  1. Click the Windows logo button on the bottom-left corner of your screen.


  2. Click on the Settings cogwheel in the start bar menu that pops up.


  3. In the Windows Settings window, click on Network & Internet.


  4. On the left panel, choose Wi-Fi if you are using wireless internet or Ethernet if you are using a wired internet connection.


  5. Scroll down to the bottom and click Change adapter options.


  6. Now you will see all TAP adapters on your PC. Right-click on the active TAP adapter, then click Properties.


  7. Untick the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) box and press OK.


  8. Repeat the process with other TAP adapters and reboot your computer.


Congratulations - you have successfully disabled IPv6 on your Windows device! 



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