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Windows Server 2008 R2 Thread, GPupdate fails on new PC's in Technical; Originally Posted by Duke5A I ran into this just the other day with a student machine. Trying to ping anything ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Duke5A View Post
    I ran into this just the other day with a student machine. Trying to ping anything by host name was failing, but when I pinged the local machine by its host name it resolved as an IPV6 address. Going into the adapter properties and unchecking IPV6 support resolved the issue.
    Weird, IP6 is dual stack so should not cause an issue like this unless their are incorrect IP6 DNS records taking presidence. Did you try a tracert hostname to see where it was trying to go and a nslookup hostname to see what the DNS server was pushing out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYNACK View Post
    Weird, IP6 is dual stack so should not cause an issue like this unless their are incorrect IP6 DNS records taking presidence. Did you try a tracert hostname to see where it was trying to go and a nslookup hostname to see what the DNS server was pushing out?
    No I didn't, but now I'm wishing I did. I've only ever seen this happen this one time and we were in the middle of imaging a couple hundred netbooks while running them on batteries (quite the undertaking, think D Day). After a reboot and no fix with everything running on batteries I was in a hurry to make the problem go away.
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