IPv6 connection help please

  fratman 21:18 30 Aug 2007
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My laptop is windows vista and my wireless modem is a speedtouch 585 and on the wireless connection status it says IPv4 is connected to the internet but the IPv6 is limited. This is the problem for a low signal strength to my modem and internet pages come up slow and sometimes dont come up at all.

Does anyone know how to make the IPv6 to say connected to internet?

Thanks in advance.

  irishrapter 22:28 30 Aug 2007

Unless your modem / Router is IP version 6 compatible then IPv6 will not work.

IPv6 will make no difference on your wireless signal quality.

  ambra4 11:39 31 Aug 2007

Introduction to IPv6

Version 4 of the Internet Protocol (IPv4) is the basis of today's Internet

Most people do not need this protocol at least not for a few years

You need to uninstall it, click Start, click Run, type CMD, and hit Enter.
At the prompt type ipv6 uninstall, then hit Enter.

A reboot will be required for the changes to take affect.

If you have a special need for IPv6, please temporarily uninstall it.

Re-install it once your network is working properly.

Introduction to IPv6
click here

TCP/IP Ipv6 Protocols
click here

  ambra4 11:39 31 Aug 2007

Introduction to IPv6

Version 4 of the Internet Protocol (IPv4) is the basis of today's Internet

Most people do not need this protocol at least not for a few years

You need to uninstall it, click Start, click Run, type CMD, and hit Enter.
At the prompt type ipv6 uninstall, then hit Enter.

A reboot will be required for the changes to take affect.

If you have a special need for IPv6, please temporarily uninstall it.

Re-install it once your network is working properly.

Introduction to IPv6
click here

TCP/IP Ipv6 Protocols
click here

  ambra4 12:08 31 Aug 2007

You are listed in two forum you need to close one just tick the solved box

click here

  fratman 19:04 31 Aug 2007

Ok but first of all you said i need to reinstall it once to problem is solved?
How do i reinstall it?

  fratman 19:36 31 Aug 2007

When i tried uninstalling the ipv6 it says that its not recognized as a command.

  ambra4 20:04 31 Aug 2007

There is no need to reinstall Ipv6, as Ipv6 addresses would not be available for the next 2-3 years

Present day IP addresses use Ipv4, which will be around for a very long time again

But if you want to reinstall Ipv6 it is supported in XP

You can easily install from the command prompt by typing: - install IPv6

To see your IPv6 config type: - if ipv6

Good article on IPv6:

click here

  ambra4 20:13 31 Aug 2007

Vista Ipv6 Install

Windows Vista contains both the familiar Internet Protocol v4 stack and the new v6 stack.

IPv6, when it's rolled out across the Internet over the next few years, will bring an end to the problem of running out of IP addresses and improve other aspects of TCP/IP operation.

However, if you are using Windows Vista on a network with Windows XP systems, you may have problems accessing password-protected shares on a Vista system from an XP system because Vista uses IPv6 and IPv4, while Windows XP uses IPv4 only.

The solution? Install IPv6 on the Windows XP system or disable IPv6 on the Windows Vista system.

Use the properties sheet for the network connection to make either change.

When did Windows XP get support for IPv6? It was originally available as part of the Advanced Networking Pack for Service Pack 1, which was later incorporated into Service Pack 2.

You must install SP2 for Windows XP if you want support and updates from Microsoft.

However, you must install IPv6 manually. Go to this site


click here

  ambra4 13:32 01 Sep 2007

To remove IPv6

click here

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