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What is an IP Address? September 4, 2018

An IP address is a unique string of numbers that identifies each computer that is using Internet Protocol to communicate with a network.

IP addresses are unique, just like phone numbers. It allows us to see who we’re sending information to and who we’re receiving it from. They also provide information about a user’s physical location.

Finding your IP address is easy and can be beneficial when it comes to troubleshooting. To find your IP address, complete the following steps:

  1. Press the Windows Key + R – this opens the Run dialog box.
  2. Type CMD and hit enter – this will open the command prompt.
  3. Type ipconfig in the default prompt area and hit enter

Following these steps will provide you with your basic IP address information.

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