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How to disable IPv6 on Windows?

IPv6 can be quickly disabled on your Windows PC. It will still operate on your network, but Windows client will not receive it. 

To do so, follow steps below:

  1. Click the Windows button

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  2. Go to Settings (gear icon)

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  3. Go to Network & Internet

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  4. On the left pane, choose Wi-Fi (wireless internet) or Ethernet (wired internet connection) connection, depending on which one you are connected to

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  5. Scroll down and at the bottom of the page and click Change adapter options

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  6. Now you will see all TAP adapters that are installed on your PC. They are used to make an internet connection in different methods. Right-click on the active Tap adapter, then click Properties.

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  7. Make sure the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) line is unticked.

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  8. Repeat the process with other TAP adapters.

  9. Reboot your computer and connect to Surfshark servers!
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