IPv4 and IPv6

  john bunyan 01 May 12
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I have occasional problems along the limes of " the DNS server cannot be found" etc. Usually a reboot of the router fixes it. I have W7 Ultimate, my ISP is Talk Talk (Pipex), a fixed ip address and I have a Belkin Share 300+ wireless n router, with Ethernet to desktop, wireless to laptop. I have been reading up and see that I use IPv4 as IP connection. IPv6 is not enabled in theory. I do not want to cause more problems as this is not a constant fault.

Are all ISP's using IPv6 ? How do I find out? What is the situation re v4 and v6?

  difarn 01 May 12
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You may find this article helpful.

This site tests your present connection and explains about future IPv6 readiness.

  john bunyan 01 May 12

difarn

Thanks - have bookmarked the site and will contact ny ISP to see what they are doing about "IPv6 day" in June. I did find that my PC is capable, but the ISP is not at present.

  difarn 01 May 12

Will be interested to know their response.

  john bunyan 01 May 12

Wilco!

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