Locating your computer's IP address may be useful for troubleshooting common problems with the TimeClock or for setting up the TimeClock on a network. To locate your computer's IP address, follow the steps below.
An IP address is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. An IP address serves two principal functions: host or network interface identification and location addressing.
Hit the Windows button on your keyboard or click the Start Menu button
This will bring up your start menu.
Type "cmd" to bring up a search box, then click "Command Prompt" in the results
In later versions of Windows, e.g. Windows 10, you can simply start typing to perform a search -- no need to look for a search box first! Windows will automatically show you possible matches as you type and will highlight the best one. If "Command Prompt" is highlighted, all you have to do is hit enter to start the program.
A command prompt will appear. It will look something like this:
If you're on an older version of windows, open the Start Menu
Click on the Start menu. Then find the Run option and click on it.
Run the Command Prompt
After opening the Run Window, type in cmd and hit enter. This will bring up the Command Prompt.
Type "ipconfig" into the Command Prompt
When the Command Prompt window opens, type ipconfig and hit enter.
Locate the internal IP Address
After ipconfig runs, look for the IP Address in the list (it will most likely be listed as IPv4 or IP Address). This the Internal IP Address for your computer. That's all there is to it!