Windows Vista: Finding the IP Address
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There are two main ways to find your IP address:
For every computer connected to the Internet there is a specific identifier called an IP (Internet Protocol) address. IP addresses serve to let computers recognize and find each other. IP addresses are sets of 4 numerical numbers between 0 and 255, separated by periods.
Related Link: Microsoft on how to find your computers IP Address.
How to find an IP address through the Network and Sharing Center?
1. From the Start Menu, right-click on Network and click Properties.
2. A Network and Sharing Center window will open. Click View status to the right of Local Area Connection.
3. In the new Local Area Connection Status window that opens, click Details. Your IP Address will be listed among the other connection details.
How to find an IP address through the Command Prompt?
1. From the Start Menu, type Command Prompt in the search field then click Command Prompt once it appears.
2. Type the following command & press Enter:
3. Type the following command & press Enter:
4. The IP address will display along with other LAN details.
NOTE: For some computers, instead of typing 'ipconfig', type 'ipconfig/all' in the Command Prompt. Typically, 'ipconfig/all' shows more detailed information such as default gateways and subnet masks.
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Referenced from: Windows.microsoft.com
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