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 10.1.30.140? 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 http://droptips.com/ping-hostname-returning-an-ipv6-address-instead-of-ipv4-windows

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?

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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: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2533454  But since IPv6 is the new standard, I'm not sure you really want to do that.
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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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