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Checking the computer’s IP address on a Windows 8, 8.1, or 10 operating system

Checking the computer’s IP address is a process to verify if it is getting the correct IP address from the router.  This will also determine if the computer is properly connected to the network.
 
Click on your Windows Operating System (OS) below to learn how:

Windows 10
Windows 8/8.1

Windows 10


Step 1:
Right-click the Network User-added image icon located at the bottom-right corner of the Desktop screen, then click Open Network and Sharing Center.

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Step 2:
Click Local Area Connection

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Step 3:
Click Details… to view the Network Connection Details.


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NOTE:  The IPv4 Address is your computer's IP address.


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Step 5: 
Click Close after viewing the Network Connection Details of your computer.

 

Windows 8/8.1


Step 1:
Press the Windows  key + D on your keyboard to show the Desktop.

Step 2:
Right-click the Network  icon located on the bottom-right corner of the Desktop screen, then click Open Network and Sharing Center.

 

Step 3:
Click Ethernet.

 


 

Step 4:
Click Details… to view the Network Connection Details.


NOTE:  The IPv4 Address is your computer's IP address.
 

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Step 5: 
Click Close after viewing the Network Connection Details of your computer.


Related Article:
 
Checking your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address

 

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