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#1 Groffeaston

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 04:40 AM

Hello Again.

I went into the Device Manager and checked the Network Adapters and saw that there were four that were not working. When I checked on the details, It said: " this device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (code 31)" After checking each adapter they all had the same information as follows: Date of install: 6/21/06, driver version: 6.0.6000.16386, Folder or file C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\tunnel.sys provider: microsoft corp.
File Vers: 6.0.6.000.16501 (vista ?dr.070606-1500) ? = I could not make out what the (letter or symbol) was in front of the d after vista.

The four network adapters are:
6TO4
isatap.{215574E5-56DA-46E4-840D-7036F028C53A}
isatap.{52B703B9-CF3B-44A6-BDB8-97F9483AE1B8}
isatap.{920201E9-AD8A-45FA-A46B-36D19125EDD4}

Wat are these used for? How do I get them to work? Should they be working?

The adapters that are working are:
Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller
Microsoft Loopback Adapter

I know nothing about these things. So all the help you can give me Will be appreciated.

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 10:18 AM

Here's a description of what these things do: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISATAP

At work we uninstall them in Device Manager and then reboot - most times they don't come back (so they are no longer a problem). It involves the use of IPv6 over IPv4 networks - so the following "fixes" may help if you don't need IPv6
1) Disable the IP Helper service in services.msc
2) Disable IPv6 in each of the network connections' Properties
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Posted 21 January 2008 - 02:23 PM

I forgot to mention I use a dial-up internet connection and have AOL as my ISP. Would that make any difference in why they are not working properly? Or are there other reasons? I also have an internal 56k modem. Would that have an affect on the adapters?

If you need any other information just let me know.




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