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how do  i find and install tthe  microsoft 6to4 network adapter?
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Question by:quikweel
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This is the IP6 to IP4 "adapter" built into vista - what is the problem ?
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As KCTS stated - this is already built into Vista, no additional installation needed.

Just in case you need more information on exactly what 6to4 is/does, here is the wikipedia link:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6to4
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I know it is built in. However, when the OS loads, the 6to4 adapter does not load. I need to know how to fix this issue.
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Do you get an error message of any kind?

Check to make sure it is not disabled.  The below link shows registry settings that can disable ipv6:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb878057.aspx
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Oh, yeah - one other suggestion.  Check for updated drivers for your nic.
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