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How to check IP address?

Each time you connect to the Internet you may be assigned a different IP address, or you may always have the same IP address. If your machine is connected to a web as well as the internet, then the PC will have an internal IP address which marks its location on the local network, and an external IP, which is the IP address of your internet connection. If you want to know how to check what is your IP adress read more!

Open the CMD (command prompt).

Press the Windows + R keys and enter “cmd” into the field or click start and in the search bar where it says “Search programs and files” type “cmd”.

Press enter to open the command prompt.

In Windows 8, press the Windows + X keys and select the Command Prompt from the menu.

You will see black window where you can type numerous windows commands. But we to know just one to check our IP.

Type “ipconfig” and press enter. This will display a list of your network connection information. Near the top of the list, look for “IPv4 Address” under either Wireless Network Connection or Local Area Connection (depending on if your computer is using Wi-Fi or not).

  • The IP address is 4 sets of digits, with up to three digits per set. The typical internal IP address will look like: 192.168.X.X
  • The ipconfig printout is long, you may have to scroll up to find the IPv4 address.

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Category: The Internet | Tags: CMD, IP address