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Where to find my IP address?

I can not connect my second pc to the internet. I got a switch device. The problem seems to be that The computer does not recognise the IP address. How can I solve the problem? Thanks.

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To find the computers IP address :Goto-start->run->cmd->ipconfig/all
To find the internet IP address:Visit the site IP-Details.com

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