Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: IPv6

09 Oct 2010   #1
oldun

Windos 7 Home Premium
 
 
IPv6

I have set up a HomeGroup on one laptop and then I tried to connect to the same HomeGroup on my second laptop.

On the second computer I entered the correct password but was then told that IPv6 must first be enabled. I have verified that the box next to IPv6 is checked on both computers.

What is the problem and how do I proceed from here?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
09 Oct 2010   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

This is a common problem, please follow the steps below to fix this problem.

1. Temporarily disable Firewall and third party antivirus program on the computer for a test.

2. Verify relevant services
=========================
a. Click "Start", type "services.msc" (without quotation marks) in Search Bar and press Enter.

Note: If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.

b. Right click the "Peer Networking Grouping" service and choose Properties.
c. Please check if the service is started; if not, please click the Start button and see if it works.
d. You may also choose Automatic next to Startup type.
e. Click OK.
f. Please repeat the above steps with another service: PNRP Machine Name Publication Service.

3. Modify IPv6 registry key to enable IPV6
==========================
a. Click Start, type regedit in Search Bar, and then click regedit in the Programs list.

Note: If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password or click Continue.

b. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\TCPIP6\Parameters

c. Check whether the "DisabledComponents" registry key exists. If so, let's move on the next steps.

d. Double click the "DisabledComponents" registry key and modify the value to 0.

(If the key doesn't exist, please create the key above and assign the value 0)

e. Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer.

Source> HomeGroup get an error of must have IPv6 enabled
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Oct 2010   #3
oldun

Windos 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks for that.

All done now.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

10 Oct 2010   #4
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Easy enough oldun, thanks for reporting back in.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 IPv6




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
ipv6 AGAIN !
Hello , I have got a situation which i hope you could help me out..so as the title says my problem is that ipv6 cannot connect..here's the situation, my neighboor left for vecation and so i asked him for his wireless password which he gave me...first 2 days was super ok but then suddenly just...
Network & Sharing
ipv6
anyone know lots about ipv6? Its apparently added into this newer edition of the cisco course im taking, lot of emphasis on it. I mean i know the advantages on it and stuff, its just hard, memorizing all the ipv4 stuff and then all of the ipv6 stuff plus all of the commands for everything and...
Network & Sharing
Why am I not using IPv6?
Went here: amiusingipv6.com test-ipv6.com Both said I'm using IPv4 and that "Your DNS server (possibly run by your ISP) appears to have no access to the IPv6 Internet, or is not configured to use it." We just got a new modem from Verizon a couple weeks ago because the old one - we were...
Network & Sharing
3 things to know about IPv6 as World IPv6 Day approaches
Read more at: 3 things to know about IPv6 as World IPv6 Day approaches | ZDNet
News
IPv6
Hello, I m trying to connect two pc using IPv6 and i m getting reply to connected but i can't access shared folder it say Network Error Windows can't access. i m tried following Address \\fe80::1 So How can i get shared folder Using IPv6.. Please give me suggest for the same.. Thanks...
Network & Sharing
IPv6
Here is my problem, I have a desktop running W7 home premium 64bit and a Samsung N140 netbook running W7 home premium 32bit. I set up a homegroup on the desktop and attempted to join it with the netbook so I could share the USB printer, after entering the password from the desktop homegroup into...
Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:43.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App