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11 May 2010   #1

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 
Internet approaches addressing limit

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In less than 18 months there will be no more big blocks of net addresses to give out, estimates suggest.
Predictions name 9 September 2011 as the date on which the last of those tranches is released for net firms and others to use.
Everything connected to the net needs an "IP address" to ensure data reaches the right person or device.
Experts say that the net's entire existing address space will be exhausted about a year after that date.

BBC News - Internet approaches addressing limit

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11 May 2010   #2

Windows Seven x64
 
 

IPv6 here we come!

Here is a quick question, is IPv6 compatible with IPv4? (I'm thinking not)
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11 May 2010   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ryan2320 View Post
IPv6 here we come!

Here is a quick question, is IPv6 compatible with IPv4? (I'm thinking not)
No, IPv6 is totally different from IPv4
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11 May 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ryan2320 View Post
IPv6 here we come!

Here is a quick question, is IPv6 compatible with IPv4? (I'm thinking not)
No, IPv6 is totally different from IPv4
IPv6 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia good long article on it, including Ipv4/IPv6 address translation
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11 May 2010   #5

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ryan2320 View Post
IPv6 here we come!

Here is a quick question, is IPv6 compatible with IPv4? (I'm thinking not)
No, but since Vista (I believe), Windows supports both at the same time (no need to turn on off to use the other).
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11 May 2010   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Win7User512 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ryan2320 View Post
IPv6 here we come!

Here is a quick question, is IPv6 compatible with IPv4? (I'm thinking not)
No, but since Vista (I believe), Windows supports both at the same time (no need to turn on off to use the other).
But XP has limited support for IPv6.
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11 May 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Win7User512 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ryan2320 View Post
IPv6 here we come!

Here is a quick question, is IPv6 compatible with IPv4? (I'm thinking not)
No, but since Vista (I believe), Windows supports both at the same time (no need to turn on off to use the other).
But XP has limited support for IPv6.
Another reason to upgrade.
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11 May 2010   #8

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Win7User512 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ryan2320 View Post
IPv6 here we come!

Here is a quick question, is IPv6 compatible with IPv4? (I'm thinking not)
No, but since Vista (I believe), Windows supports both at the same time (no need to turn on off to use the other).
But XP has limited support for IPv6.
I was speaking of Windows using it out of the box.

XP: Windows XP IPv6 - IPv6 Intelligence
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11 May 2010   #9

Windows 7 Premium
 
 

I think its a dumb question because im going to school for this, but i just started school yesterday and am no where near knowing this yet, but what is IPv4 and IPv6 and why are they important?
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11 May 2010   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Senshi09 View Post
I think its a dumb question because im going to school for this, but i just started school yesterday and am no where near knowing this yet, but what is IPv4 and IPv6 and why are they important?
An IP address lets you find and connect to computers/devices on a network.
In simplest terms.
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