ARCHIVED: In Windows, how do I check my computer's IP address?
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Windows 2000, XP, and Vista
To see what IP address your computer is using:
- Click XP and Vista) or (2000). , and then select (
- Select , and then (2000, XP, and Vista).
- At the command prompt, enter:
The IP address (or IPv4 address is you are using Windows Vista) will be a series of numbers following the pattern xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, for example, 184.108.40.206.
- To close the command prompt, enter:
Windows Vista, without using the command prompt
Alternatively, in Windows Vista, to find your IP address using the graphic user interface:
- From the menu, right-click , and select . This opens the Network and Sharing Center.
- If you are looking for the IP address of a wired connection, click
If you are looking for the IP address of a wireless adapter, clickto the right of the wireless connection. to the right of "Local Area Connection".
- Click . Look for the address next to "IPv4 IP Address".
Windows XP, without using the command prompt
Alternatively, in Windows XP, to find your IP address using the graphic user interface:
- Right-click the icon, and then select .
- If you are looking for the IP address of a wired connection,
If you are looking for the IP address for a wireless adapter, the icon will normally be named. icon. Occasionally,
there will be a number on the end (e.g., ), depending on your computer's configuration.
- Click the tab.
- Click . The IP address will be listed in the window that appears.
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Last modified on 2013-11-07 00:00:00.
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