What is Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-interface and How to Solve?

What is Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-interface and How to Solve?

Windows is the most popular open-source operating system. It has millions and millions of users worldwide. This operating system helps them accomplish their everyday tasks. For the past few years, it has gained a lot of popularity because it is the most user-friendly operating system out there in the market.

But, like every other operating system, it comes with a few bugs. One of the bugs that users face is “Teredeo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface”. You have to handle this particular problem on your own. To be honest, it is really easy to deal with.

Or in another scenario where you are randomly going through your device manager suddenly you found an exclamation mark beside the “Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-interface“. If you ever faced this kind of a scenario, then you need to read this article carefully. We will discuss what the Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-interface is and how you can fix it. So let’s just jump in.

What is Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-interface?

It is a network tunneling protocol. This means that users can access IPv6 web-services even if their internet service provider is using IPv4. This makes the whole Switching from IPv4 to IPv6 process very easy and hassle-free. 

This particular protocol comes pre-installed in windows. If you ever face any problem regarding this particular Protocol or its driver, then you can easily uninstall and re-install it. I am going to show you two methods using which you can perform this function very easily.

How do I uninstall or disable the Tunneling Pseudo-Interface?

Method 1: Uninstall and Reinstall Teredo Adapters and Interfaces

This is an issue that may sometimes occur due to an issue with an installed driver. The simplest any easy way to fix this is to uninstall then reinstall the driver. Here is how you can do that –

  • 1. Open the run by pressing WIndows+R.
  • 2. After opening the run dialog box type “devmgmt.msc” and then press enter.
  • 3. This will open the Device Manager, find the option called network adapters, then double click on it to expand the list.
  • 4. Find the option called “teredo tunneling Pseudo-interface”. Then right-click on this option then select the uninstall option.
  • 5. One important thing to keep in mind is that if you see other options like the Microsoft tunneling adapter #2 or #3, then you will also have to uninstall them. These steps will help you to completely uninstall this from your PC.

How to Reinstall the Teredo Tunneling interface?

  1. Open the device manager, and then you will see an option called “Action” at the top of the window. Right Click on this option and select the option “Add legacy hardware”.
  2. Then you will see an installation window open and from there click next then a window will appear where you will see the option for all common hardware types.
  3. From this list of options, find the network adapters, then click on the “Next” button.
  4. After this, a window will open with two lists of options. Select Microsoft from the left-hand window and select the Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter from the right.
  5. After selecting these two options, click on the “Next” button. Your driver will be installed automatically. You will notice that now your problem has disappeared.

Method 2: Uninstall and Reinstall the Teredo via Command Prompt

If the method work doesn’t work or it seems really complicated for you then you can also uninstall and reinstall the teredo using the command prompt. The steps to uninstall teredo are mentioned below –

  1. Go to the search option and type in the command prompt, then run in as administrator.
  2. Click yes when it will ask for confirmation. In CMD, first type “netsh” then press enter.
  3. After this command type set state disabled. After the execution of this command, windows will print a message saying ok.
  4. After you have done this, go to your device manager and uninstall the drivers. The steps to uninstall drivers from the device manager are already mentioned in step 1.

How to Reinstall Teredo using the command prompt?

  1. Open the command prompt.
  2. Open the command prompt in administrator mode then click yes when it will ask for permission.
  3. Then, type in your first command, which is “netsh”.
  4. Then, type ipv6 and then press enter.
  5. Next, type teredo client then press enter.
  6. After successful execution of this command window, you will print an OK message.
  7. After this, go to the device manager, and you will see an option at the top of the menu bar called “Action”.
  8. Right-click on that option and then select the option “scan for hardware changes”. The installing will complete after this process.

Method 3: Use a Third-party Application

There are some third-party apps that will help you resolve this issue. You can find a different application that will solve this problem for you. This automatically searches for the problem, then resolves it on its own. These third-party applications are pretty handy when you don’t want to work by yourself.


In the end, I would recommend you to do this by yourself cause this a relatively easy process that you can do by yourself. Make sure that you execute each step carefully to get the expected result. I hope this article answers all your questions.