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1.2. Simple Way to Check IP Address in Microsoft Windows

Need to check the IP address in Microsoft Windows?

1) Go to Start and click Run.

2) Run window will appear. Type in cmd and click OK.

3) Command prompt window will appear. Type ipconfig. You then will see the IP Address of your network card, which is in this case. It also shows you Subnet Mask and Default Gateway. As you can see here, Subnet mask is and Default Gateway is

Note: Please read your IP information correctly by identifying correct network card. From the output here, I've one network card and another wireless card in my notebook. No IP is shown for wireless card because it's not connected to any wireless network.

Note: If you need to check detailed network info which includes DNS server and physical MAC address info, then type ipconfig /all.

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