Windows® 7 and Finding an IP address in Windows® 7
Get to know more about finding an IP address in Windows 7 systems
Windows 7 provides the user with a variety of new and advanced features. The new graphics options along with the touchscreen functionalities and new Windows 7 wallpapers are the new add-ons. It also provides better tasks for computing like support for multitasking, better management of screens or windows, shake functionality along with the drag and drop options, etc. The networking features provided with Windows 7 systems are also more advanced. The systems also provide more user friendly tasks which make different processes easy. The utilities added on Windows 7 for the purpose of ensuring security of the system are also more efficient.
Here is more on methods to find an IP address in Windows 7:
- Through Command Prompt
- Through Network Properties
- Alternative Methods
Through Command Prompt
Click on 'Start' menu in Windows 7 system and type "cmd" in the search option. Then click on the command prompt option. Now, type "ipconfig" without using any quotes and press 'Enter' key. Some values appear on the window and now the user can find the IP address from the data. The IP address would be mentioned along with the IPv4 address above the subnet Mask.
Through Network Properties
Click on 'Start' menu and select 'Control Panel'. Now, click on 'Network and Internet' option and select 'Change adapter settings' option. Double click on the connection used by the user upon the Windows 7 system and click on the details option in the window for identifying the IP address. The IPv4 address would be mentioned in the window.
The user can also find the external IP address of Windows 7 system that is used for the connection with servers and other websites or devices like routers. The address provided by the routers is available with the router device manual. The IP address provided by modem providers can be found out by seeking the help of the Internet Service Providers. The user can also find the external IP address of the system by navigating to the websites that provide such information as whatismyip.com, find-ip-address.org, ipaddressloaction.org, etc.
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