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Configure or Change IP Address Information

You need to have IP addresses set up correctly when configuring your network, and you may also need to change them occasionally.

How To Change Your IP Address
With some effort, its possible to change your IP address. The procedure depends on whether the IP address is static or dynamic and also whether it is public or private

Release and Renew IP Addresses on Windows XP | 2000 | NT
Follow these step-by-step instructions to quickly release and/or renew Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of Windows XP, Windows 2000, or Windows NT computers.

Release and Renew IP Addresses on Windows 95 | 98 | ME
Follow these step-by-step instructions to release and/or renew Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows ME computers.

DHCP - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) supports automatic address assignment and improved configuration management of IP networks.

Introduction to 'winipcfg'
The winipcfg utility helps you quickly find your computer's IP addresses and manage other useful TCP/IP network settings.

ipconfig - Windows Command Line Utility
ipconfig is a command line utility in Microsoft Windows. ipconfig allows you to get the IP address information of a Windows computer. ipconfig also allows some control over active TCP/IP connections.

Using Static IP Addresses on Private Networks
Static IP address assignment is an alternative to dynamic DHCP addresing on all Internet Protocol networks including home networks. Dynamic addressing is convenient, but static IP addressing also offers some advantages.

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