How to configure wired TCP/IP Properties of my computer(Windows XP,Vista,7,8,10,Mac)?

How to configure wired TCP/IP Properties of my computer(Windows XP,Vista,7,8,10,Mac)?

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For Windows XP:

Step 1  – Click Start->Control Panel->select and double-click Network and internet connections->select and double-click Network Connections.

Step 2  – Double-click the Local Area Connection icon; highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) tab in the Local Area Connection Properties window that appears:

Step 3  – Double click it or click Properties. The TCP/IP Properties window will display.

Step 4  – Now you have two ways to configure the TCP/IP protocol below:
1. Assigned by DHCP Server
Select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS Server address automatically, as shown in the figure below. These may be selected by default. Then click OK to save the setting.

2.Assigned manually
1) Select Use the following IP address, as shown in the following figure.
If the router’s LAN IP address is 192.168.1.1, please type in IP address 192.168.1.x (x is from 2 to 253), subnet mask 255.255.255.0, and default gateway 192.168.1.1.

2) Select Use the following DNS server addresses, as shown in the following figure. And then type the DNS server IP address, which should be provided by your ISP. Finally, remember to click OK to save settings.
Note: In most cases, type your local area DNS server IP addresses into it.
The Preferred DNS server is the same as the default gateway. For Secondary DNS server, you could leave it blank or type in 8.8.8.8.

Step 5  – Click OK to save and apply your settings.

For Windows Vista & Windows 7

Step 1  – Click on windows key+ R key on the keyboard at the same time.

Step 2  – Type ncpa.cpl in the box, then press OK.

Step 3 – Select the local area connection, right click it and select Properties.

Step 4 – Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4), double click it or click Properties.

Step 5 – There are two ways to configure the TCP/IP Properties, Assigned by DHCP server automatically or manually.
1. Assigned by DHCP server
Select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically. If necessary, then click OK to save the settings.

2. Assigned manually
1) Select Use the following IP address, type IP address, subnet mask and default gateway IP address into it.
If the router’s LAN IP address is 192.168.1.1, please type in IP address 192.168.1.x (x is from 2 to 253), subnet mask 255.255.255.0, and default gateway 192.168.1.1.

2) Select Use the following DNS server addresses, as shown in the following figure. And then type the DNS server IP address, which should be provided by your ISP. If necessary, then click OK to save the settings.

Note: In most cases, type your local area DNS server IP addresses into it.
The Preferred DNS server is same to default gateway. For Secondary DNS server, you could leave it blank or type in 8.8.8.8.

Step 6 – Click OK to save and apply your settings.

For Windows 8, 8.1 and 10

Step 1 – Click on the Windows Key on your Keyboard and Press X. On the menu that appears click control panel.

Step 2 – In Category view click on Network and Internet

Step 3 – Click on Network and Sharing Center

Step 4 – Click on Change Adapter Settings

Step 5 – Right click on Local Area Connection and click Properties

Step 6 – Click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IP) then click Properties

Step 7 –  Change ‘Dot’ to Use the following IP address and input your IP and DNS information.

Step 8 – Click OK to save and apply your settings.

For MAC OS:

Step 1 – Click the Apple icon then click on System Preferences

Step 2 – Click on Network

Step 3 – Click on the Configure IPv4 field, and select ‘Manually”

Step 4 – Input your IP information (Router is the Default Gateway address) and click Apply

Note:

1.DNS server should be provided by your ISP. Please contact your ISP to check them.

2. In most cases, you could type your local area DNS server IP addresses into it. The DNS server is same to Router LAN IP address. In some cases, you could also leave it blank or type in 8.8.8.8.