What is the IP address

IP address – the unique combination of digits for the recognition of computer on the network. The presence of such ' may be necessary to connect to the Internet and also to interconnect two or more computers.

Provider or network operator, the subscriber is given an individual IP address, called a static. If an individual no address, the IP address is called dynamic and is constantly changing. In this case there is no need to register the address in the connection properties.

How to record IP address

The IP address is recorded in the adapter settings. With him, the mandatory subnet mask.

The sequence of actions to record IP address is.
1) right-Click the mouse over the network sign in the bottom right corner of the screen.
2) Select and open "control Center network and sharing".
3) Click "Change adapter settings" from the left side.
4) Choose the network connection you want to assign an ip address.
5) Click on connection right-click and select "Properties".
6) Select from the list of components the Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)" and open the Properties window.
7) tick "Use the following IP address". In the field "IP address" enter the address in a sequence of numbers separated by periods. In the field "subnet Mask" to fit the standard mask of, if other is not provided by the ISP.

Need network connection you can learn the name of the adapter. If the IP address is required for the ADSL connection or to establish a connection with other household computers, you should choose the connection with the adapter Realtek. If the IP address is assigned to the satellite connection, the adapter can be Virtual MPE Decoder Adapter or TAP 9. If the connection is wireless, the adapter can be either Bluetooth or Wi-fi. The adapter name is written in the connection properties in the "Connect using".

If you want to connect your computer to other computers via LAN, then IP address you can customize. For example, the address of the Central computer in the LAN may look like this: Then other computers on the local network must be set to the addresses,, etc. the subnet Mask must be the same, and as the gateway registers the IP address of the host computer. It should be noted that this address is only used in the local network. To access the Internet in the Central computer must be configured to connect the hotel with its IP address.