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What is my IP address?

Discussion in 'General Hardware Issues' started by ning1101, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. ning1101

    ning1101 Techie7 New Member

    An IP address (Internet Protocol Address) is a logical address of a network adapter. The IP address is unique and identifies computers on a network. An IP address can be private, for use on a LAN, or public, for use on the Internet or other W
     
  2. Eoin

    Eoin Techie7 New Member

    An Internet Protocol(IP) address refers to a unique number assigned to each computer on the Internet.An IP address consists of four numbers, each of which contains one to three digits, with a single dot (.) separating each number or set of digits. Each of the four numbers can range from 0 to 255. Here's an example of what an IP address might look like: 78.125.0.209
    There are five classes of available IP ranges: Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E, while only A, B, and C are commonly used:
    Class A------------------> 1.0.0.1 to 126.255.255.254
    Class B -----------------> 128.1.0.1 to 191.255.255.254
    Class C -----------------> 192.0.1.1 to 223.255.254.254
    Class D------------------> 224.0.0.0 to 239.255.255.255
    Class E -----------------> 240.0.0.0 to 254.255.255.254
    You can check your IP address using Ip-details.com .