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How to check and change you computer IP address in Windows 7

How to check and change you computer IP address in Windows 7

1. Click on the start button, then click on Control Panel

2. Once in Control Panel click on Network and Sharing Center

3. Click on Change Adapter Settings, located in the upper left hand corner

4. Next right click on the network connection you want to edit and select properties


5. Next highlight (click on to highlight) Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IP) and click on the Properties button.

Note you do not need to worry about the Version 6 as it is not a used standard at this time. The reason the option is there is that it will be a supported feature in the near future.


6. Next you will want to check your network settings. Note in most cases you want these set to obtain automatically. However you may need to change the IP address to a static IP address to access router or printer. Example if the routers IP 192.168.1.1 then you would set the static IP address to 192.168.1.100. Note the last group that I set as 100 could be any number from 1 through 254 as long as it was not in use by another device. So in this case you could not use 192.168.1.1 because it is already used by the router. In addition after you get access to the device you can aways change its IP to fit your networks schema.

**Note I will be adding other links later to this article regarding other changes to this section**


7. Click OK

8. Click Close

After this all your changes should be set. Note some time you will need to reboot your computer to have the changes take full effect.
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