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WinXP Issue: After running Start -> Run -> and type in "ipconfig" it disappears and doesn't show me my IP Address. Why not?

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Reported Windows XP Error: After I type in IPCONFIG in the Start -> Run field, my IP Address information is not displayed. What do I have to do to find out my network adapter IP Address information?

This is a common problem I witnessed in my early days of using Windows XP and it seems this is not a reported bug. Microsoft had made new changes with removing DOS from it's Windows Operating System entirely. This caused some small issues with Windows users who were familiar with their previous Operating System Windows 98/SE.

The adjustments that are needed are very minor on your part. Click Start -> Click Run -> Type: cmd /k ipconfig
That's it! Once you're done, you can type: exit while in command prompt, or simply click the 'X' in the top right corner as you may be used to closing things on Windows Operating Systems already.

The instructions are pretty straight forward. If your having trouble or have questions feel free to post a topic in the forum, or leave a comment with your contact information.

hey thanks i was going insane

hey thanks i was going insane trying to figure this out i looked at like 8 diffrent web sights and finally figured it out thanks

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