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Find Out Your IP Address

Problem

Any computer connects to a Ethernet has a unique IP address. If  your computer is also on the Internet, then it also has a public IP address in addition to its private address. Here are steps to find your computer’s IP address.

Steps to find Your Computer’s IP Address

This are steps for finding IP address in Windows 2000 or Windows XP. Steps in other operating systems are similar.

  1. Click Run in the Start menu

    Click "Run" in Windows Start Menu

    Click "Run" in Windows Start Menu

  2. Type CMD in the open box to start command prompt window

    Type CMD in Windows Run box to open Command Prompt Window

    Type CMD in Windows Run box to open Command Prompt Window

  3. Issue ipconfig to find essential part of your computer’s private IP address

    Use ipconfig to see essential IP address information

    Use ipconfig to see essential IP address information

  4. Issue ipconfig/all to see details of your computer’s private IP address

    Use ipconfig/all to see detail information on IP address

    Use ipconfig/all to see detail information on IP address

  5. Go to website to see your computer’s public Internet Address

    Visit www.whatismyip.com to see your computer's public address

    Visit www.whatismyip.com to see your computer's public address

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