Ipconfig is a command from MS-DOS operating system able to give information about the IP network.

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ipconfig from the CMD opens and closes another CMD

I tried running ipconfig from CMD, both elevated and not, but instead of displaying it's output inline, it opens another CMD and closes it immediately after the output is listed. I've tried running ...
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ipconfig doesn't recognize chinese characters in the SSID

I'm overly confused: I set up my laptop's IP address at a static value (the last useful address pf the DHCP), then I input ipconfig /renew, checked and the laptop address is still the old address. ...
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Is there a way to get only the Ethernet MAC address via command prompt in Windows?

I use ipconfig /all or getmac /v to get all NIC physical addresses. But the problem is, generally a computer has more than one NIC card. Also there are some virtual MAC addresses—like Microsoft ...
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Why does my Windows 7 laptop show 2 Wi-Fi ethernet adapters?

On my 3-year old Sony Vaio Laptop the network configuration displays as in the window screenshot given below. I don't understand why two entries for Wi-Fi adapter show up (Microsoft Virtual Wi-Fi ...
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Renew IP caused some problems

I have Win 8.1 and try to renew my IP address, but when I typed in CMD "ipconfig/release" suddenly I got 14 Local Area Connections. Before I had just one. Also the moment I typed that and hit enter, I ...
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Major problems binding IP, in Kali's `Social Engineering Toolkit`

So, I'm attempting to set up a virtual network, one VM for Kali Linux, and one VM for Windows 7. The Kali VM is used for penetration testing, hacking, etc, all on the windows VM. I am using Oracle's ...
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Invalid IP Configuration error

I am not sure if this is the right platform to ask this question, and please consider me a newbie. I was using a ADSL modem given by BSNL (ISP). I bought a D-Link WiFi ADSL Router(DSL-2730U). I set ...
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Cannot connect to the internet, “ipconfig” is blank

I have a HP Pavilion computer running Windows 8.1, and the other day it stopped connecting to the internet, although it would still list WiFi routers. I tried three sources, and none worked, although ...
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ipconfig /renew renew throws “The system cannot find the file specified.”

I am having issues with a USB network device that seems to wreck my internal wireless adapter. Whenever I plug this device in (but don't use it for networking), no new connections can be made on the ...
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How to change interface loopback adapter address in Windows?

Hi I created new loopback adapter in Windows 7 using: devcon.exe install %windir%\inf\netloop.inf *msloop Then if I execute ipconifg Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 4: ...
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Can ping facebook but not access

I live in Canada, and run a windows 8.1 laptop, primarily using Google Chrome version 35.0.1916.153 m. Within the past week, I find myself no longer able to access www.facebook.com with my laptop... ...
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IPCONFIG /registerdns on Windows increases Download Speed momentarily

I'm downloading a large video file, and it is downloading somewhere in the rage of 50-75 KB/s. I wanted to try and speed up the process, so - not really expecting anything - I flushed the dns cache ...
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My ISP is rewriting google.com's DNS entry. how can I circumvent?

I am in Thailand, and my ISP is ToT, and I am using Windows. When I do a nslookup for google.com, I get the following: C:\Windows\System32>nslookup DNS request timed out. timeout was 2 ...
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How to find which DNS server I am using (of the multiple configured dns servers)

I have two dns servers configured, which are listed when viewing ipconfig /all I would like to know which of the two servers I am using at the current time i.e. from my browser or via the tracert ...
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Strange value in DNS shown in ipconfig

If I run ipconfig /all, in the DNS field it is showing numbers such as fec:0:0:0:ffff::1%1, fec:0:0:0:ffff::2%1 and fec:0:0:0:ffff::3%1. nslookup www.google.com shows some kind of DNS error (lookup ...
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My computers aren't talking to each other [closed]

Here's the IPConfig: Computer 1: IP address 192.168.110.101 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 Default gateway 192.168.110.1 Computer 2: IP address 192.168.111.102 Subnet ...
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Why doesn't “ipconfig /flushdns” completely wipe your DNS?

I've consistently had a problem where "ipconfig /flushdns" + restarting computer doesn't get rid of all the DNS records. Should it completely flush any and all records in DNS? Why doesn't it usually ...
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How can i paste the data stored from clip and use it for a different command

I need to paste the result of clip command into netsh interface ip address FOR /F "tokens=*" %%i in ('ipconfig ^| find "IPv4"') do SET result=%%i echo %result:IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : =% | ...
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Can anyone explain this netstat -b? There are a lot of connections.

I did a netstat -b and received this list: Active Connections Proto Local Address Foreign Address State TCP 127.0.0.1:2559 www:56952 TIME_WAIT TCP ...
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how to display local IP using a batch file?

So far I have the following in my batch file: %comspec% /c ipconfig | find "IPv4" > %HOMEPATH%\desktop\MyIP.txt %comspec% /c start notepad %HOMEPATH%\desktop\MyIP.txt However, when I run the ...
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Possible to ipconfig release/renew for only one nic?

I've got two NICs in my Windows 8 Pro (x64) box each connected to different networks. I would like to release and renew the DHCP lease for just one of the NICs. So far I can't find any way to do it ...
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After running ipconfig to change ip, port forward doesnt work

I ran the command sudo ipconfig eth1 192.168.1.5 up To change my server's ip to 192.168.1.5. However upon connecting to it from the external IP (I updated the port forwarding), it does not work. ...
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DNS servers stuck in configuration

I have a Windows 7 machine that seems to always have some DNS servers that were retrieved from some previous connection. They seem to take precedence over the DNS servers that my current connection ...
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IP Config.. When I go to run it, it pops up for a less than a second and disappears. Windows 8 (Asus i7 notebook)

EVery time I try to run ipconfig it shows up for less than a second and disappears before I can use it or do anything. I have a Window 8 notebook computer, 64bit.
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There are tunnels in PC. I was unable to know how and why they are there? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to interpret the output of ipconfig/all? ipconfig /all in my Windows-7 machine shows: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Description . . . . . . . . . . . ...
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Get Windows ping and ipconfig tools

For some reason, my Windows 7 computer does not recognise the cmd.exe tools ping and ipconfig. I have tried to download them from the web, but I can only find tools that do similar stuff; not the ...
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How do I access my wireless access point via browser?

Here's my situation: The home network is wall <--pluged in modem/router <-- plugged in wireless DD-WRT router via 2 metre CAT5 cable<--- plugged in wireless belkin router, via 10 metre ...
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Can't ping microsoft.com from a windows computer

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook (A0531h) that cannot access (or even ping) microsoft.com. I can access (and ping) any other site just fine. I just re-installed Windows XP Pro 5 mins ago (second ...
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ipconfig - Get all the connected USB device's IP address

In Ubuntu, ifconfig lists all the USB devices with the header "usb0, usb1, ..etc" I need to know the IP addresses of all the connected USB devices. It would be really helpful if on Windows ipconfig ...
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Tunnel adapters on ipconfig?

Hello I recently noticed unusual information in my IPCONFIG. Usually I only see Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection, but now I see Tunnel adapter isatap... and Tunnel adapter Teredo... I was ...
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Running “ipconfig /displaydns” in cmd prompt still displays results even after I run “ipconfig /flushdns”

Whenever I run "ipconfig /displaydns" I get a long list of sites even after running "/flushdns." I thought my results should be empty considering /flushdns. Is this normal behavior? I also noticed ...
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What cross-platform command-line tool allows me to get my external IP address?

How do I get my external IP address from the Windows and Linux command line? On Windows, ipconfig shows an internal network IP address, but it does not show the external one.
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if I run “ipconfig /release” can a program on my machine still get a connection from the network?

after "ipconfig /release" I myself am unable to initiate connection to a remote ip, such as using the browser. But can an attacker across the network initiate connection to my ip?
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Keep having to do renew dns

I've just had to buy a new Windows PC as a temporary replacement for a mac in repair. Everything is fine, with one small annoyance. Every now and then (i.e. every couple of hours, no pattern though), ...
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Understanding ipconfig output in Windows

I use Windows 7 and am connected to a LAN. In cmd I typed ipconfig. There were many headings reading "Tunnel adapter local area connections" (with 13/19/17 appended to it). What does this mean? ...
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Network connectivity dies after 5 minutes

My laptop is running Windows 7, and on our wireless network at work, I get a strange problem where every 5 minutes, DNS the network stops working. The admin here took a look at it, but concluded that ...
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Why is “ipconfig” not recognized as an internal or external command?

Using Windows 7, on just one of my machines, typing in "ipconfig" no longer does anything. Is there a reason for this? My speculation is that it has something to do with java SDK installation / ...
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Stubborn APIPA Issue (possible IPv4 problem, IPv6 = okay?)

I have one Windows 7 desktop that seems to be stuck on an APIPA address. It can see the other computers in the workgroup, but seemingly only communicate via IPv6 (see below), and can't access outside ...
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How to display DNS cache without using ipconfig?

I am having a problem trying to get the DNS cache without using ipconfig. I am unable to use the ipconfig tool and was looking for an alternative command line tool to display the DNS cache, just like ...
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How to stream IPConfig /displaydns

Is there a simple way I can have a powershell / cmd prompt open and stream the dns cache so that it will scroll automatically as things are being cached?
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DHCP on Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit with Motorola Netopia Router 2247-62

I have set up DHCP in my Motorola Netopia Router, and have this also set on my laptop, i.e, to obtain IP and DNS automatically. In the router, I have set up my ISP DNS servers... Primary DNS ...
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Why do I have 55 local area connections in ipconfig?

Windows Vista Home Premium. I should mention that I am having no problem whatever getting an internet connection. When I type "ipconfig" in the console, I get (55!) messages of 3 lines each, listing ...
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WIN32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration does not report IP from PPP adapter

On a Windows 7 device, the following WMI query does not report back an enabled PPP adapter: Select Index,MACAddress,IPAddress,IPSubnet,DefaultIPGateway,DNSServerSearchOrder from ...
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Gateway setting is empty

This laptop hasn't been used in almost a year. It connected to the internet just fine last time used. Now it can't get on line. ipconfig:The Gateway setting for this computer is empty. Make sure your ...
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Explain output of ipconfig /displaydns

Can you please tell me what each field of the Windows command ipconfig /displaydns means please?
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why does “ipconfig getifaddr ppp0” fail?

I am trying to find my IP on VPN (PPTP) so I tried "ipconfig getifaddr ppp0" but it gave me "get if addr ppp0 failed, (os/kern) failure." Why does it fail and what should I do instead? ifconfig shows ...
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How to find how many hosts are on subnet mask: 255.255.255.252?

I have Wireless Internet with a USB modem and got what seems to be a Class A IP allocated (first byte is decimal 10). ipconfig /all shows a subnet mask of 255.255.255.252. I know that the ones are ...
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Recommendation of WinApp IPCONFIG replacement [closed]

I'm getting tired of having to open a command prompt to run IPCONFIG -- only to have the important details scroll off the screen. Can anyone recommend a window app (preferably free/OSS) that does the ...
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Why do I need to run ipconfig /release and /renew on every reboot?

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. I'm behind Linksys WRT45G. For some reason, I need to run ipconfig /release and ipconfig /renew on every reboot to get the internet working. Any ideas?
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Too many Tunnel Adapter Interfaces

If I open a command prompt on my machine and type ipconfig /all, I see lots of Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 9: Media state . . . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected ...