Finding your IP address

Follow the steps below to identify your IP address, either for a Windows 7 or Mac computer.

Windows 7

Local Area Connection

  1. In the system tray, click the network connection icon and click Open Network and Sharing Center.
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  3. To view the IP address of a wired connection, click Local Area Connection, and then click the Details button.
  4. Your IP address will appear next to IPv4 Address and will appear in the format 161.31.xx.xxx.

Wireless Connection

  1. In the system tray, click the network connection icon and click Open Network and Sharing Center.
  2. To view the IP address of a wired connection, click Wireless Network Connection, and then click the Details button.
  3. Your IP address will appear next to IPv4 Address and will appear in the format 161.31.xx.xxx.

Mac

  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.
  2. In System Preferences, from the View menu, select Network.
  3. In the Network Preferences window, click a network port (e.g., Ethernet, AirPort, Wi-Fi). If you are connected, you’ll see its IP address under Status, which will appear in the format 161.31.xx.xxx.
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