Find IP Address on Windows 7

You may ask yourself why in the world would I need to find IP address on Windows 7.  Well that is a good question and if you are new to computers, routers, and everything relating to connecting to the Internet, it can be beneficial.  Finding out your local IP address for setting up many things, like printers.  It could also be used to solve any technical problems/issues on your network.  For instance, you might need to contact a technical support associate and let them know your public IP address. Possibly if you happen to lose your internet connection.  Also another reason would be to give someone permission to remote into your network.

Moreover, in just a few steps, if your using the command prompt or Windows control panel, you can find the local IP address on windows 7.

Using Command Prompt

Step One

Click the Windows button and place your cursor in the search box, type cmd and press enter.

How To Get Your Local IP Address on Windows 7 - Step 1

Step Two

Type ipconfig at the command prompt and press enter.

How To Get Your Local IP Address on Windows 7 - Step 2

Step Three

Review the display and IPv4 label for your IP information is as follows.

How To Get Your Local IP Address on Windows 7 - Step 3

Using Control Panel