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Removing IPV6 from machines using GPO

Is there a way to remove IPV6 from machines using GPO? Im using 2008 server with Win 7 clients.
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Microsoft's recommendation is not to disable IPv6 on any OS greater than XP. If you still want to though, you can use this KB:
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How to Disable IPv6 through Group Policy
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Would you know why? We dont use IPV6 on our network and we notice some DNS issues. So when I ping some machines or doing nslookups, it pulls back IPV6 addresses instead of IPV4. Im wondering if it could be related.
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You can force ping IPv4
ping -4 hostname