How to set up a fixed IP address on windows vista, XP and 7

How to set up a fixed IP address on windows Vista

These instructions will also work on XP,Vista & Windows 7.

  1. Click your Start button.
  2. In the search box type cmd and press enter.
  3. You should now have a black box on your screen.How to set up a fixed IP address
  4. Type ipconfig and press enter.
  5. A lot of text will appear on the screen.
  6. If you connect wirelessly locate Wireless LAN adapter Wireless
    write down the following information
    1.  IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
    2. Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
    3.  Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
    4.  IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
    5. Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
    6. Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
  1. If you connect via a cable locate Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
    write down the following information
    1.  IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . .
    2.  Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
    3.    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

 

  1. In the black box type exit and the window will close.
  2. Click the Start button again.
  3. In the search box type network and sharing center and press enter.
  4. A window will appear showing all your network connections.
  5. Locate the wireless or wired connection you are using.
  6. Click View Status.
  7. Another window will appear.
  8. Click the Properties at the bottom left.
  9. Another window will appear.
  10. Double click on Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
  11. Select the use the following IP Address so you can edit the boxes.
  12. Fill in the details you wrote down earlier.
  13. Click OK.
  14. Close down all the windows and restart your computer.

That is it, your pc now has a fixed IP address.

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