Your Computer's IP Address

Windows 7, Vista, and XP, using the command prompt

  1. Click Start; select All Programs.
  2. Click Accessories; select Command Prompt.
  3. At the Command Prompt, enter:    ipconfig
  4. Press Enter.
  5. You will see the IP Address for your computer.

Windows 7, without using the command prompt

  1. In the system tray, click the network connection icon; select Open Network and Sharing Center.
  2. To view the IP address of a wired connection, click Local Area Connection.
    To view the IP address of a wireless adapter, click
    Wireless Network Connection (Network Name).
  3. Click Details.
  4.  Your IP Address will appear next to "IPv4 Address."

Windows Vista, without using the command prompt

  1. From the Start menu, right-click Network; select Properties. This opens the Network and Sharing Center. 
  2. To view the IP Address of a wired connection, click View Status to the right of Local Area Connection.
    To view the IP Address of a wireless adapter, click
    View Status to the right of Wireless Network Connection.
  3. Click Details.
  4. Look for the IP Address next to "IPv4 IP Address."

Windows XP, without using the command prompt

  1. From the Start menu, right-click My Network Places; click Properties.
  2. To view the IP Address of a wired connection, double-click Local Area Connection.
    To view the IP Address of a wireless adapter, double-click
    Wireless Network Connection.
  3. Click the Support tab; click Details.
  4. The window that appears will display the IP Address.