Find my IP Address
Click start type cmd press enter
you will be in DOS mode
type in ipconfig press enter you will see all of your
internet connection details type in your default gateway ip adress into your
internet search should read something like 10.0.0.138
Your IP Address should be thought more as your computer's
phone number than it's address, if you have multiple connections, you have
multiple IPs if you dont have a connection, you dont have an IP.
Without further delay If you need your computers IP address:
This will work in almost every case, it simply requests the website's server to
tell you what your IP is.
I have included a link to make things easier.
If you are in a network and need your computers local
Hold the windows button (looks like the windows banner,
usually between left ctrl and left alt) and press 'R'.
A box will display, and type in "cmd.exe" and hit
The 'command prompt' will display, a black screen with white
Simply type in ipconfig. This gives information on all your
Look for the line "IPv4 Address".
If you need to find the IP of a current connection you can
type (from the command prompt) "netstat".
This will give you all your current connections.
To identify a specific one, the easiest way is
to run it before you establish the connection then again afterwards.
to Change IP Addresses
IP address is a series of numbers that identify your specific computer on the
If, for some reason, you want to
change your IP address, you can do so without going into the command prompt.Click "Start," "Control
Panel," "Network and Internet" and "Network and Sharing
Click "Change adapter
Right-click the network you want to
change and click "Properties."
Click the "Networking"
Put a check either next to Internet
Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) or Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and
Click the radio button next to
Obtain an IP Address Automatically if you want Windows to assign one, or click
"Use the following IP address" to manually change it.
Enter the requested information and click