Disabling IPv6 components in Windows 2008

To Disable all IPv6 components in Windows 2008 server, follow the below steps

  • Uncheck “Internet Protocol Version 6(TCP/IPv6)

  • Open Registry editor and browse to¬†HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters
  • Add New “DWORD (32 Bit) Value”

Name: DisabledComponents

Value: ffffffff

  • Restart System to take effect.

Ref: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929852

Hope this helps.

  • Kenzi

    how about enabling? what is the value?

    • Rajeev

      Hi Kenzi, It’s been sometime missed your comment. To reenable, change the reg value to FFFFFFEE & enable the component.