Checking you IP Address in Windows 7

Step 1: Bring up the Run Window

Click Start. Then click Accessories, then Right Click on Command Prompt and click on Run as Administrator.

bring up command prompt and run as administrator

Step 2: Check your IP Address

A Command Prompt window will appear. Type ipconfig and press the Enter key on the keyboard. Look at the section for your Local Area Connection. The IP Address listed there should begin with 10.1. For example, in the image below, the IP Address is 10.1.11.9.

Note: If the IP Address is correct, try to access the Internet. Your web browser should redirect you to the Hallnet login website. If it does not or you do not get a correct IP Address, continue these steps.

Command Prompt

Step 3: Release Your IP Address

Type ipconfig/release and press the Enter key on the keyboard.

ip/release

Then type ipconfig/renew and press the Enter key on the keyboard.

ip/renew

If your browser does not redirect you appropriately, please download and install Mozilla Firefox which is available on our downloads page. When you launch Firefox, it should automatically redirect you to the Hallnet login website.

If you have problems when trying these instructions, or if you have other question concerning the wired network, please contact the Information Technology Helpdesk at 229-245-4357 or send an e-mail to helpdesk@valdosta.edu.