How to find your IP address 

BEFORE WE PROCEED, MAKE SURE THAT YOU CAN SEE MICROSOFT'S WEB PAGE
BY TYPING WWW.MICROSOFT.COM UNDER YOUR BROWSER.

(This shows that you have a good connection to the web)
 

Stay on the web, don't exit from your browser and proceed with the following steps:
If your are not on the web, you will not get the current web-connection IP address.

1.
Under Windows
Click [Start]-[Run]

The [Run] menu will appears

2.
Type winipcfg as shown on the diagram on the left

click [OK] to continue

3.
The IP configuration menu appears

IP address is 0.0.0.0
This is not the IP address of you computer.

Click the [] on the right side of PPP Adapter to find the exact IP address of this computer.

4.
Let's highlight the network card which connect us to the web.

In this example, we use the D-Link DFE-530TX+PCI adapter as our network card connecting us to the Web.

Highlight it and click [OK] to continue

(If you have 2 network card, make sure choose the right one)

 

5.
Now the IP address of your computer appears.

For this PC, the IP address is 64.133.115.228

Write down the IP address

     
  The following steps apply to do remote viewing with netZeye management surveillance system
6.
Goto another PC, click Internet Explorer to do remote-viewing
7.
Type the IP address that we find out from using [Winipcfg] in step 5.

In this example, we type in 64.133.115.228
Press [Return] to proceed

We should be able to see the remote site now.

 
If you are not able to remote view under Internet Explorer, do the following to be sure
8.
Click [Start]-[Run] again to bring up the Run menu

Type  command  and click [OK] to proceed.

9.
A DOS window will appear.

type ping 64.133.115.228
 

If you see 4 replies on the screen, your IP address is working and correct.

If you do not see the 4 reply, check the IP address & your typing again.

     
  In one incident, a tech find out his customer's IP is 127.0.0.1
127.0.0.1 is not a web IP, but a local IP of the PC.
Ever PC in the world has this same IP address 127.0.0.1.
In other words, there are billion PC bearing the same IP 127.0.0.1
There is no way that you can locate this PC by using 127.0.0.1.

If you see 169.254.xxx.xxx, it is not a web IP address.
When you are not physically connected to the Web. Windows will assign a IP to your machine.
Once you log on to the web, your IP will change away from 169.254.xxx.xxx.

 
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