Ping Response Question

Hello Experts,

Can someone please tell me why when I ping a hostname I get a response from what I think is the IPv6 address instead of its IPv4 see image

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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Probably because you didn't ask for the IPv4 address.  IPv6 is the preferred mode for Windows 7.  From

ping -4 name-of-host

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cpatte7372Author Commented:
Hi Dave,

Thanks for responding.

So how do I get it to just ping IPv4 by default?

Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
You would have to make the whole machine use IPv4 by default.  There is a Microsoft Fixit for that on this page:  But since IPv6 is the new standard, I'm not sure you really want to do that.
cpatte7372Author Commented:
Cheers mate.

I'm about to ask another question. I hope you can help me out with that question too.

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