Changing IP address and DNS Server Settings on Windows 8

Category: Windows Support
2 March 2013, Comments: Comments Off on Changing IP address and DNS Server Settings on Windows 8
  1. If you are using a PC, move the mouse cursor to the bottom or top right corner of the screen and select the cog icon for Settings.
    If you are using a tablet, swipe left from the right side of the screen and select Settings.Windows8-TCPIP1-Settings
  2. Select Control Panel.Windows8-TCPIP2-ControlPanel
  3. In the Control Panel window select Category and then select Large or Small icons.
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  4. Select Network and Sharing Center.
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  5. Select Change adapter settings.
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  6. Right click on your connected network and select Properties.
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  7. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCIP/IPv4).
  8. Select Properties.
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  9. Select Use the following IP address and Use the following DNS server addresses to change your computer’s IP address and/or DNS server addresses.
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  10. Select OK to save.

Your computer should now be able to communicate with your network and the Internet using the new settings.

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