Advice 1: How to find a computer on the local network

In a local network you can also search for files or documents, but also computers. There are many programs that provide their users with the ability to search for necessary information. You can find the particular computer. It only needs to know its IP address.
How to find a computer on the local network
You will need
  • computer;
  • one of the programs: AngryIp scanner, NetSearch, NetView.
To search can use AngryIp scanner (you can download it from the official website at The application carries out port scanning. Run the utility on the computer. Before you open the window. Can perform settings of the program. Go to Tools and then click on Preferences. Be sure to put a checkmark on the tab Scan dead hosts which don't reply to ping. This will allow you to scan more slowly, and thus find more proxies. In option Ports specify the ports. In field of the P Range input ranges of the search. Then press the button Start. The search process is started. It remains only to wait a while and see the results. Before you will have a list of computers.
Also a handy program to search for – NetSearch. Download and install to your computer and run the program (you can download it from the portal Before you open the window. To begin your search, find the tab "network Scan". Then click "Start" and wait for the result. In addition, you can specify the search parameters. You will have the opportunity to send a message to the user computer. In the program settings you can make it so that the program NetSearch will automatically start. To do this, select options on NetSearch.exe auto.
NetView program that looks for IP addresses, computer names. The official website of the program does not, however, you can download it on the software portal Install any language interface. This can be done in the settings. To start scanning, simply click on the "network Scanner" in the "Tools" or "Start scanner". The result will appear in the center of the working window. If you click on one of the names of the computer can make the edit. The user can also enter the IP addresses that he wants to find. The NetView program will scan the network and display the results to you. To work, you can use any of the listed programs.

Advice 2 : How to know the ip of your Internet

When you connect to the Internet the majority of users do not use additional services static IP addresses on the network. Of course, in most cases, the static address is not needed, but what if the static address you have, and you want to connect to your computer from the outside, that requires knowledge of IP addresses?
How to know the ip of your Internet
First of all, Windows operating systems, open the start menu, go to "control Panel". Go to "Network connections", right-click the icon of your connection to the Internet and select "Status". In the opened window select the tab "Support". Your IP address will be written in the appropriate line "IP address".
For Unix systems, open a terminal and run the following command:
#sudo ifconfig
or on behalf of the administrator root
The screen displays the properties of all your network interfaces. Network connection to the Internet will be named ppp0 or ppp1. His IP will be written after the word inetaddr.
But to find out the IP of your Internet so it is not always possible - many providers disguise the real IP of the client. To learn from any operating system your real IP, go to one of the following sites -,, Your IP address will be displayed on a web page. At the same time pay attention to the line "Proxy": if on the contrary it is "in use", it means that your computer is connected to the network through an intermediate proxy server, and find out the real IP of the computer impossible. The most common connection method used in organizations in the workplace.
On Unix-like systems to find out the IP of your Internet you can also, by running the following command in console:
#wget -O - -q
Your address will be displayed.
If you are connected to the Internet via a router, then open the control panel of the router and click the tab "Condition". The external IP address will be listed in the appropriate line.
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