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IPv6 Connectivity: No Network Access

by Spork829 / February 23, 2016 7:04 PM PST

Please no judgement, I'm an enormous network noob. With that out of the way, I need to make my desktop PC "discoverable" on my local home network, i.e. be able to share files with another PC or server. However, I noticed under my adapter info that it says IPv6 Connectivity: No Network Access. The motherboard I'm using (ASRock Z97 Extreme4) has no Wifi capability and I'm on a different floor than the network setup, so I'm using a TP-LINK power line adapter. Is networking beyond simple Internet access even possible using one of these adapters, and if so, how can I gain network access? Do I need to make a homegroup (whatever that is)? Again I know very little on the subject so any help is much appreciated. Thanks.

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Keep it simple.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2016 7:26 PM PST

Are you on an IP6 network? Most folk are not so you can ignore that item entirely.

Sharing files on a network varies with which Windows. There are numerous web articles so use ones for your version. And again, it' has never been about IPv6.

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by Spork829 / February 23, 2016 8:12 PM PST
In reply to: Keep it simple.

I'm running Windows 10, so I'll do some research on that. Thanks

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