How to find and manually assign an IP address on Windows 10

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Updated 06-28-2022 07:51:06 AM 370556

Step 1: Open the Control Panel

Press “Windows + R”, then a Run box comes out. Input control panel and press Enter to open the control panel.

You can also type control panel in the search bar at the lower left of the screen and press Enter to open the control panel.

Step 2: Go to Network Connections

Go to Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.

Select Change adapter settings on the left.

Step 3: Find the IP address

Right click the Ethernet icon and select Status from the context menu.

Then click Details... to view all detailed information of network connection.

Step 4: Set the IP address

Right Click Local Area Connection and select Properties.

Then double click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).

Select Use the Following IP address: and type in the IP address, Subnet mask and Default gateway. Click OK to apply the settings.

Note: If you need to set a static DNS server, select Use the following DNS server address: and input the address of DNS server. By default, the computer obtains the address automatically.

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