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6TO4 network adapter - error with driver?

Looking in control panel, device manager i see 7 different entries under "network adapters", all of them show as "6TO4 Adapter" with an exclamation mark next to each, im not sure what these are for.  Should i just delete them, or uninstall them? i dont really know what they might be for though.
Any ideas?
Windows Vista

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8/22/2022 - Mon


a lot of people are having this issues.
This has to do with IPV6. Microsoft says:
You can safely ignore this error message. This error message does not indicate a problem with the adapter. The adapter will continue to work correctly."

I know this doesn't fix it, but after googling for a little bit I don't see a fix just yet. What if you turned IPV6 protocol off ?

I also found this tip how to disable it:


To remove the error message, please right-click the Command Prompt and run
as administrator, type the command netsh in 6to4 set state disable, press
Enter. The component will be disabled and hidden.

Many thanks for the suggestions, so is this function associated with something that is not being used yet?.. just want to be sure before i disable it.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.

yeah, your not probably using IPv6 yet. You are probably using IPv4.
You can read up on it here. http://www.ipv6.org/

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Many thanks, will give that a try, doesnt look like most standard programs use it, ill give it a go and post how it goes, thanks again for the quick answers.