How to Find Your Computer URL Code

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Your computer's URL code (or Internet address, or IP address) is the address that other computers enter in to access your computer across the Internet. This is a four-section number, such as 123.456.78.90. Locating your computer's URL code is simply a matter of sending a request to a webpage asking the page how it would format the return information to send a message back to your PC. This is a basic procedure that can be done in less than five minutes.


Step 1

Click on the "Start" menu, go to the "All Programs" list, and open your web browser.

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Step 2

Display your URL code onscreen by navigating to the "whatismyipaddress" website, linked below.


Step 3

Press the "Printscreen" key to capture your URL address in a file for safe keeping.

Step 4

Open the "All Programs" list, open the "Accessories" menu, and click on the "Paint" program.


Step 5

Press "Ctrl" and "V" at the same time to paste the image to a file.

Step 6

Click on "File" then click "Save As" to save your URL code to a location on your hard drive.