Full Fix: IPv4 Properties Not Working in Windows 10, 7
Windows 10 offers a lot to its users, but unfortunately, there may be a few bugs here and there. Some users report that they can not change the nature of IPv4 in Windows 10, and if you’re setting up a network, which can be a big problem, but there are some solutions that you want to check.
Solution 1 – Check system for malware
- If the nature of IPv4 does not work, the problem may be caused by malware. Various toolbars and browser extensions can cause the error, so if you’re using extensions suspicious in your browser, be sure to remove it.
- It will be a good idea to scan your system for malware. Many antivirus tools are great, but if you want the maximum protection that will not interfere with your system, we strongly recommend that you consider BitDefender.
Solution 2 – Change file rasphone.pbk
Property for the stored connection I PBK file, and usually, there is one file per user EAPs available. To enable IPv4 properties that you need to look for and manually edit files PBK, so let’s get started.
Navigate to the following:
- C: Users [yourUser] AppDataRoamingMicrosoftNetworkConnectionsPbkrasphone.pbk
- Once you’ve found a phone.pbk it’s a good idea to make a copy of this file and save it in a different folder in case you need to use it as a backup. It is completely optional, but it never hurts for a little more careful.
- Rasphone.pbk right-click and select Open with. Then select Notepad from the list of suggested apps.
- Once you open this file in Notepad, find IpPrioritizeRemote and set its value from 1 to 0. Some advise users to set IPInterfaceMetric to 1, so if the change does not work, try changing IpPrioritizeRemote IPInterfaceMetric.
Now you only have to save the changes, and IPv4 properties should work as usual.