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I have HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\ReservedPorts set to 1153-1153, but sometimes IPv6 programs get assigned this port. Is this setting for IPv4 only? Is their another place to set this for IPv6?

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Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 no longer support the ReservedPorts registry entry.

Instead, use the netsh utility to reserve ports, like so:

netsh int <ipv4|ipv6> Add excludedportrange [protocol=]tcp|udp [startport=]<integer> [numberofports=]<integer> [[store=]active|persistent]

Source: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2665809/en-us

Edit: You also might need to install the Windows hotfix first found at the above MS Support KB.

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