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Finding the IP Address for Another Computer in Windows

Question:
How can I find the IP address for another computer in Windows?
Answer:
Notes:
  • Important: You must know the full computer name of the computer for which you want to find the IP address.
  • If the computer for which you are trying to find the IP address uses a DHCP connection, keep in mind that the IP address will change on a regular basis.

To find another computer's IP address:

  1. Connect to the Internet.
  2. Click the Start button.
  3. Type: command prompt
  4. As you type, results will appear and change. Select Command Prompt.
  5. Ping the computer for which you want to find the IP address.
    1. At the command prompt, type: ping -4 [Full Computer Name]
    2. Note: Replace [Full Computer Name] with the full name of the computer.
    3. Press the Enter key. The IP address will be displayed in the results.

Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:50am 17011 Views Article ID: 684