How to find IP and MAC address of your PC?

Internet is connection of many and many computers together.  But for identify the particular computer system; a unique IP address is provided to each computer connected together. So we can easily found the desired computer by its IP address.

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What is IP and MAC Address and How to find IP of my PC?
A unique string of numbers separated by full stops (i.e. 192.168.1.1) that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network. Computers use Internet Protocol (IP) so that the right information reaches the right destination. Every computer has unique IP address.
A media access control address (MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on the physical network segment. MAC addresses are used as a network address for most IEEE 802 network technologies, including Ethernet.

Steps to find IP and MAC of any PC:
Using Windows XP/7/8:
  • Open Command Prompt (press WIN KEY+R then type cmd and press enter).
  • In command prompt type ipconfig /all and press enter.
  • The prompt will return network information for each network adapter in your computer.
  • To find your computer's IP address, look for the 'IPv4 Address' or 'IP Address' entry. Typically it looks like a string of numbers separated by periods, such as 192.168.1.1.
  • To find your computer's MAC address, look for the 'Physical Address' entry. This line will display your adapter's MAC address, which typically looks like a string of letters and numbers separated by dashes.
Also Read - How to hide your IP Address?

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  2. 10.0.0.1 IP address is usually used for private networking. Moreover, the most of the router manufacturers use this IP version 4 address in as default gateway address for their routers.

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