How do I check whether the TCP/IP settings are correct on Windows XP?

User Application Requirement
Updated 09-06-2019 07:26:55 AM 630937
Note: The IP address of your computer must be in the same subnet with the router in order to connect to it.
For example: The IP address of TP-Link router is, so the IP address of your computer should be in the range of ~ and with a subnet mask, the Default Gateway should be
Step 1
Check the IP configuration
1.    Click Start->Run, type cmd and press Enter to open prompt window.
2. Type ipconfig/all and press Enter at the prompt window. It will show the IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, DNS Servers and so on.
Note: If the IP address is 169.254.X.X or, it means that the IP address is incorrect. You need to reconfigure the TCP/IP Properties for your computer.
Step 2
Ping the IP address of the router
Click Start -> Run, type cmd and press Enter, and then type ping at the prompt window and press Enter.
Note: If you had changed the default IP Address of the Router, please type the new IP address instead of
1. If the result shown as below, it means the IP address is correct and can connect to the router.
2. If the result shown as below, it means that your computer can not connect to the router, you need reconfigure the TCP/IP configuration of your computer or renew for a new IP address when you had been configure the computer to obtain an IP address automatically.

SubscribeTP-Link takes your privacy seriously. For further details on TP-Link's privacy practices, see TP-Link's Privacy Policy.

Be The First To Get Exclusive Deals & News