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Block IE10 on Windows Vista & 7

I’ve got a client with some legacy apps that IE10 breaks so I had to come up with something quick to stop the bleeding. To block IE10 from installing automagically on Windows Vista or Windows 7, set or create the registry keys below. Then, do everything you possibly can to wean yourself (or your customers) off of Internet Explorer.

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How to select which IP version to ping

If you’re trying to ping something by hostname but only want to ping the IPv4 IP address, you’ll sometimes need to specify this when executing the PING command. Example on Win2008 & Vista (pinging the IP server.domain.com)

To ping and IPv4 IP:

To ping an IPv6 IP:

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