How to find a computer's digital id

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How to find a computer's digital id
Locating your computer's digital ID is easy. (business computer desktop office image by scalesy from Fotolia.com)

A computer's digital ID, also known as the IP address, is the digital stamp on a specific computer that is used whenever it is connected to the Internet. This number is not doctored and may not be changed by other individuals over the Web. If you are curious about the digital ID of your computer, there is an easy way for you to find out what it is.

Skill level:
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Instructions

  1. 1

    Click the "Start" button and choose "Run." If you have Windows Vista or Windows 7, push down the "Windows" key and "R." This loads the Run window.

  2. 2

    Type in "ipconfig" and press "Enter." A small "Command Prompt" window appears on the screen.

  3. 3

    Look under the "Wireless LANB Adapter Wireless Network Configuration" option. The digital ID number is printed next to "IP Address." It is made up by a series of numbers, separated by periods.

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