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ip address

by Abhimanyu_royal / June 17, 2006 3:30 AM PDT

is there any way within windows to view my ip address?

i installed an anonymizer program, and the ip adddress does not show up on websites....

thanks

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Simple
by jnbhoward / June 17, 2006 3:57 AM PDT
In reply to: ip address

Fire up a DOS prompt and type in "ipconfig" and you should have your IP address listed. You can also find it in the status property sheet for your network connection.

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RE:
by Abhimanyu_royal / June 17, 2006 4:35 AM PDT
In reply to: Simple

'ipconfig' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program, or batch file.

That is the message I get when typing in "ipconfig"

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IP address
by glennlee / June 17, 2006 5:16 AM PDT
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Go to control panel, networks, Local Area Connection, Support. You will find your IP address and other details listed there.

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If that is the error message you get...
by Edward ODaniel / June 17, 2006 5:28 AM PDT
In reply to: RE:

then for some reason the command prompt you are running the command from has a problem with the environment.

It could also be because you are not using Windows XP (although this is the XP forum you didn't state your OS and Win (x users have asked questions here in the past) and older Win 9X used winipcfg.

It might even be that someone has deleted the file.

Assuming you do have Win XP (or 2000 or NT which all had ipconfig) go here and download the Microsoft Wntipcnfg utility (a GUI version and although the link is for Windows 2000 it originated in the NT resource kit and also works fine on XP Home or Pro):
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=00A974B4-0BFA-4065-8081-BBAEBF2A5CB6

With XP you can also check the IP-address via "Network Connections" by displaying the "Status" of a connection ( right-click the connection icon near the clock on your taskbar, pop-up menu select Status).

Other methods here http://support.shaw.ca/troubleshooting/xptroubleshooting.htm

I do suggest you discover what actually happened to your ipconfig.exe file though.

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(NT) (NT) Thanks everyone I got it
by Abhimanyu_royal / June 18, 2006 3:20 AM PDT
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How did you get to the DOS prompt?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / June 17, 2006 5:32 AM PDT
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If you are using Windows XP, you need to go to Start > Run, type in ''cmd'', (without the quotes), then type in ipconfig and press Enter

Or did you do that already?

Mark

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inadvertently left out ne step
by DarCLew2 / June 17, 2006 8:01 AM PDT

got to run type in cmd (okay or enter) then in the DOS box type in ipconfig. I sometimes cut to another place and leave out things too. Darrell Lewis

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(NT) (NT) True, I forgot the Enter after comd.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / June 17, 2006 7:22 PM PDT
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