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Windows 7: IPv6 move could cause network problems, threaten cybersecurity

26 Jan 2009   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
IPv6 move could cause network problems, threaten cybersecurity

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The move to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) could have a profound affect on the Internet, breaking it up into islands of connectivity and threatening cybersecurity in the process, according to Jeff Young, a senior analyst at the Burton Group.

As the IPv4 free address pool continues to dwindle, enterprises can expect to see IPv6-only hosts on the Internet within a three-year timeframe, Young said. In the report, "IPv4 Address Exhaustion: An Inconvenient Truth," Young addresses the incompatibility of IPv4 and IPv6 and some of the problems that need to be addressed during the changeover.
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26 Jan 2009   #2
namila007

Windows Sevan,Windows Vista,Windows XP
 
 

in windows 7 want IPv6 is needed to connect to internet?
by IPv4 connection cant establish internet conection.does win,7 need ipv6 for connect internet..???
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26 Jan 2009   #3
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

No, you don't really need IPv6 as of yet. You need IPv4 though.
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26 Jan 2009   #4
chevell

 
 

So can we assume that the endless errors created by this service once very 7 minutes are a result of having routers that aren't able to accomidate this service? Maybe some new firmware will fix this error?

Because those errors are a pain and I would like to know how to fix the problem rather than just shutting the service off.
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26 Jan 2009   #5
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chevell View Post
So can we assume that the endless errors created by this service once very 7 minutes are a result of having routers that aren't able to accomidate this service? Maybe some new firmware will fix this error?

Because those errors are a pain and I would like to know how to fix the problem rather than just shutting the service off.

yeah the only way is to disable it AFAIK....

the only side-effect that really affects the enduser is that you break homegroups
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27 Jan 2009   #6
namila007

Windows Sevan,Windows Vista,Windows XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
No, you don't really need IPv6 as of yet. You need IPv4 though.
i cant conect to internet.my modem is ZXDSL 852.i tried vista drivers but i cant .a error come when connecting.i tryied enable logging option but i cant connect.do u know what to do???in my area only IPv4 enable.
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