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Can you run Windows 2008 and Windows 7 in a IPv6 only environment with IPv4 disabled?
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Yes as long as all your devices on the network support IPv6 such as firewalls, routers, printers, etc.
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Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 are fully tested by Microsoft to support running in IPv6-only mode.
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So by running "netsh interface IPV4 uninstall" or unchecking the IPV4 protocol in the network connection will disable the protocol?
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Correct. Hint: don't uncheck the box, just run the netsh command. It's easier and more effective.
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Great thanks for your help.
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