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How to disable IPv6 on Windows?

Last Updated: October 7, 2021

IPv6 or Internet Protocol Version 6 was designed to take the place of IPv4. However, it comes with existing IP options for customizing your VPN. Therefore, disabling IPv6 might be a good first step toward a solid setup with better speed. To effectively disable IPv6 on macOS, follow the instructions below.

  1. In the bottom-right corner of your screen, click the Windows
  2. In the pop-up start bar menu, click the Settings cogwheel.
  3. Click Network & Internet in the Windows Settings pane.
  4. Choose Wi-Fi if you’re using wireless internet or Ethernet if you’re using a wired internet connection on the left side.
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the Change adapter
  6. Now you can see all of your PC’s TAP adapters.
  7. Click Properties after right-clicking on the active TAP adapter.
  8. Press OK after unticking the Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) box.
  9. Restart your computer when you’ve finished with the other TAP adapters.
  10. Once you are done with the steps, you’ve successfully disabled IPv6 on your Windows computer.

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