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What is Windows command to convert machine name to ip address and vice versa?

I need to know the ip address of another machine in a lan network. What is the Windows command for getting ip address from machine name and vice versa?
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Why does my IP address change back to private range when I reboot?

I have a windows domain with DNS that forwards to my ISP and DHCP that passes out addresses in the 10.0.0.X range. Things were fine until recently, now when I reboot I get a 192.168.40.X address ...
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How to configure to run two Browsers with different IP address?

I have two IP addresses assigned by my ISP, and I want to use both. I'd like to assign each one to a different browser. Is this possible? What do I need to do to achieve this? My OS is Windows ...
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Why is there a difference between ping “localhost” and ping “local IP address”?

Using cmd and ping on Windows gave me the following results: Pinging "localhost": Pinging "192.168.0.10" (local IP address): Aren't both situations exactly the same? I mean, I'm pinging ...
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Tray icon utility to track WAN IP address

I need small tray icon utility for windows which will track my internet (wan) ip address changes. I guess there should some freeware but I couldn't find any.
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Fastest method to determine my PC's IP address (Windows)

This may seem trivial but I'm looking for the quickest method to determine my PC's IP address within my network. This changes regularly as I connect from one network to the next via DHCP The ...
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How to blacklist IPs on Windows 7?

I'm trying to find something similar to iptables in Linux for Windows. I've tried using Windows firewall as well as editing the host file to block specific IPs, but had no success. I've also tried ...
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What does “ :: ” mean in my connections ? (“TCP local address :: port 49157”)

It says: TCP local address :: port 49157 remote port N/A etc. status listen There are several connections listed under svchost.exe, services.exe, Issas.exe, wininit.exe, system. I have no ...
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How to really change programmatically ip address without reboot (with no connection too)?

Really, I tried everything, and there is no solution that works for me. WMI - everything perfect, but I can't change ip address when there is no connection. O_o Are you joking me? How can I make a ...
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Change IP address of the network card?

How can I change IP address of my network card which have an odd IP address 169.254.57.200 which is not known by my router? My router has IP addresses 192.168.0.2 - 168.168.0.254 I have problems with ...
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How do I change my system's IP address?

I need to test my application when there is a change in the IP address. What should I do to change my machines IP address? Note: The IP address for my machine is obtained automatically. It's not a ...
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how do I find the ip address of a host on a Windows network?

There is a machine on our network called owner-pc. I want to learn its ip address. I'm not sure which computer it is, and I don't want to trundle to each station to figure it out. When I ping it from ...
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How does Windows Remote Desktop Connection know which computer to connect to?

How does Windows Remote Desktop connection work? An IP address is used to connect to the computer but....how can that IP be accessed from anywhere? If, for example, the IP address is 192.168.1.55, ...
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Selecting which IP address to use for outgoing requests from behind a NAT

Our organization has several external IP addresses. I am behind 2 layers of NAT and the servers choose which IP address to route my traffic to. Can I specify which IP address to use when finally ...
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2answers
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How to find my VPN client IP in windows

When I run ipconfig and I get the following: C:\Documents and Settings\grmsrh14>ipconfig Windows IP Configuration Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection: Media State . . . . . . . ...
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How can I specify IP and ports for a hostname in the Windows hosts file?

I want to specify host names with two different ports in the Windows hosts file. Is there a way to do it? Or is it not allowed by Windows itself? I have been wasting my time searching for the ...
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How can I ping a range of IP addresses simultaneously

I have a bunch of machines on an IP address range which I want to ping simultaneously as a quick and dirty way of telling which ones are switched on. What (free) software can I use to do this? I'm ...