Tutorial:Static Internal IP Windows

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This will guide you to how to set up a static internal IP!

Before you start you need to grab some useful information for later use:


Step 1. Press Start , click Run.


A small window will pop up. Type cmd on it and press enter. A black window will show, then type ipconfig /all and type enter. You may get various data. You must define which one is your real internet connection. On the image below you will see an example:

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Take note about the IP Address , Default Gateway and Subnet Mask values, you will need them later.


Now, the beggining:


Step 2. Double click your connection on the system tray then click on Properties.

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Step 3. Select TCP/IP Protocol and then Properties.

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Step 4. Now, mark Use the following IP address and Use the following DNS server addresses. Recover the values you got on the


Step 5 , fill the fields with the information. For DNS, type in the Default Gateway


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Observation: in case the Default Gateway does not work as your DNS server (unresponsive internet), you will need to enter your router interface (by typing the Default Gateway into your browser; user and pass admin or blank) and find your DNS information under DHCP settings.


Now you're done setting up a static internal IP! You can now forward your ports to it and be free of problems.