How Do I ... Find My IP Address

Apple Mac OS X (10.5)

  1. Go to the Apple menu and click System Preferences.
  2. This brings up System Preferences, as shown below. Click on Network.
  3. Select AirPort and note the IP address on the right panel.

Windows 7

  1. Click the Start menu button on the Windows taskbar.
  2. In the Search programs and files box type cmd.  cmd.exe should appear in the list.
  3. Click on cmd.exe. A command prompt window should launch on the desktop.
  4. In this command window, type 'ipconfig /all'. Details are shown for each of the computer's network adapters. Computers installed with VPN software or emulation software will possess one or more virtual adapters.
  5. The 'IP Address' field states the current IP address for that network adapter.
  6. The 'Physical Address' field states the MAC address for that adapter.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start menu button on the Windows taskbar.
  2. Click 'Run...' on this menu.
  3. Type 'cmd' in the text box that appears. A command prompt window launches on the desktop.
  4. In this command window, type 'ipconfig /all'. Details are shown for each of the computer's network adapters. Computers installed with VPN software or emulation software will possess one or more virtual adapters.
  5. The 'IP Address' field states the current IP address for that network adapter.
  6. The 'Physical Address' field states the MAC address for that adapter.
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