How to Configure an IP Address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1

How to configure an IP address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1 - Yesterday, Geekswarrior.com discussed a tutorial on how to configure IP addresses on the Windows 10 operating system, and also discussed tutorials on how to configure IP addresses on GNU / Linux. You can read the tutorial via the link below.

How to Configure an IP Address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1
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Today, I will discuss how to configure static and dynamic IP addresses on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1. This is because the three Windows variants have a slightly different method from Windows 10, so in my opinion, it is very important to discuss them separately.

How to set a static IP address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1

To configure a static IP address on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1, it's easy enough, please right-click the computer icon on the taskbar, then select the Open Network and Sharing Center menu.
How to Configure an IP Address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1
How to Configure an IP Address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1
Then click the Change adapter settings menu in the Network and Sharing Center window as shown below.

How to Configure an IP Address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1

In the Network Connections window, all interfaces on the computer will be displayed, both physical interfaces such as Ethernet and WLAN, as well as logic interfaces such as VPN.

But in this tutorial we will only learn to configure the IP address on the Ethernet interface, so please select the Ethernet interface then right-click and select the Properties menu.

How to Configure an IP Address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1

In the Ethernet Properties window, select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP / IPv4) menu, then click the Properties button.

How to Configure an IP Address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1
 
If a window appears as shown below, please click on the Use the following IP address option and enter the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway.

In addition, we also have to configure the DNS resolver, the function is so that the computer can recognize the domain of sites on the internet. Select the option Use the following DNS server addresses then add DNS to the available column.
 
How to Configure an IP Address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1

How to set a dynamic IP address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1

In addition to static IP addresses, we can also configure the dynamic IP addresses obtained from the DHCP exchange process on the network. Previously make sure your router is already running a DHCP Server service, then on the computer, you just configure it as a DHCP Client.

The steps are still the same as above, just in the window Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties, you should select the option Obtain... as in the following example.
 
How to Configure an IP Address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1
If the IP address on the computer has been configured, we can check whether the computer is connected to the internet network or not with the ping command.

ping www.geekswarrior.com

How to Configure an IP Address on Windows 7, 8, 8.1
 
If the message displayed is "Reply from ..." it means the computer has successfully connected to the internet network. Now you can use your computer for browsing, video streaming and much more.

Till here, i hope you have been able to configure the IP address on the Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 operating system, either static IP or dynamic IP. Hopefully useful and thank you.

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