Knowing the private IP address of your machine is a useful operation for establishing a private network in particular. Yet it is not always clear where you can find this famous IP: here are 2 functional and fast solutions.
N.B. : be careful, the tips in this article apply to your machine in your local network. To know the public IP address provided by your ADSL modem-router, log in to 192.168.1.1.
#1 — Use a command prompt
Click on the Start menu and then search CMD and do Entry.
A command prompt window is then displayed.
Enter ipconfig then confirm with the key Entry.
The list of network interfaces appears and you would have no trouble identifying the network device concerned (WIFI or Ethernet) and therefore its IP address.
#2 — Using the Network and Sharing Center
In the notification box, click on the icon Network then on Open the Network and Sharing Centre.
There, click on your login name in the right part of the screenshot below.
In this example, I click on Connection to the local network for connection NEUF_F474.
A property window will then be displayed. Click on the button Details to show the IP address of your PC.
You are now able to provide your IP address to the machines in your local network. Convenient for creating network location.