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Microsoft IPv6 Protocol Driver - Windows 10 Service

Microsoft IPv6 Protocol Driver

This service also exists in Windows 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 10 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft IPv6 Protocol Driver
Service name:Tcpip6
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\tcpip.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Microsoft IPv6 Protocol Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft IPv6 Protocol Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 10 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the Tcpip6 service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Microsoft IPv6 Protocol Driver is unable to start, if the TCP/IP Protocol Driver service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft IPv6 Protocol Driver

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 10 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftIPv6ProtocolDriverWindows10.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer to save changes.

Note. Make sure that the tcpip.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 10 installation media.