In Windows 8.x, 7, and Vista, how do I configure my computer to obtain an IP address automatically?
In Windows 8.x, 7, and Vista, you can configure your computer to obtain an IP address automatically by completing the appropriate steps below:
- Navigate to the Control Panel.
Note: For help navigating, see Getting around in Windows.
Network and Internetor
Network and Sharing Center.
- From the list of tasks on the left, click
Change adapter settings(Windows 8.x and 7), or
Manage network connections(Vista).
- For a wired network connection, right-click
Local Area Connection, and select
For a wireless network connection, right-click
Wireless Network Connection, and select
- From the
Networkingtab, make sure
Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)is checked, and then click
Obtain an IP Address Automatically, and then click