Windows 8 Verify or
Release & Renew IP Address

If you are experiencing issues and you want to verify or release and renew your IP address in Windows 8, please review the following steps:

  • Press the Windows + R keys on your keyboard from any screen
  • Enter CMD in the Open field
  • On the black screen, right next to where the cursor is flashing, choose one of the following then type the information as directed without spaces:
  • To view your IP address:
    • Type ipconfig and press Enter.
    • You will see the numbers and dots that represent your address
  • To release your IP address:
    • Type ipconfig/release and press Enter
  • To renew your IP address:
    • Type ipconfig/renew and press Enter
  • When finished, click the X in the upper right corner to close the black screen

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