How to change you IP address

In order to connect to e:cue devices your computer must be within the same subnet as the devices (192.168.123.x). This article, derived from an article at Wikihow, will show you how to change you IP address in the 3 most recent releases of windows.

Windows XP

  1. Right-click on “Network Places” or “My Network Places” on your desktop.
  2. Click on “Properties”. You should now be on a screen with something titled “Local Area Connection”, or something close to that, and, if you have a network hooked up, all of your other networks.
  3. Right-click on “Local Area Connection” and click “Properties”.
  4. Double-click on the “Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)” from the list under the “General” tab.
  5. Click on “Use the following IP address” under the “General” tab.
  6. Enter your IP address as 192.168.123.101 (e:cue devices default to 192.168.123.1)
  7. Press “Tab” and it should automatically fill in the “Subnet Mask” section with default numbers.
  8. Click the “Ok” button twice.

Windows Vista

In Windows Vista the “My network places” has been renamed to “Network and sharing center”, which can be accessed via the Control panel.

  1. Click “Start”, “Control Panel”, and open “Network and Sharing Center”. Depending on your view, you may have to click Network and Internet before you see the Network and Sharing Center icon.
  2. From the Tasks menu on the left, choose “Manage Network Connections”.
  3. Find and Right click on the active “Local Area Connection” and choose “Properties”.(If you’re hit with a UAC prompt, choose Continue).
  4. Double-click on “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)”.
  5. Click on “Use the following IP address”.
  6. Enter your IP address as 192.168.123.101 (e:cue devices default to 192.168.123.1)
  7. Press Tab and the ‘Subnet Mask’ section will populate with default numbers.
  8. Hit “OK” twice.

Windows 7

In Windows 7 the “My network places” has been renamed to “Network and sharing center”, which can be accessed via the Control panel.

  1. Click “Start”, “Control Panel”, and open “Network and Sharing Center”. Depending on your view, you may have to click Network and Internet before you see the Network and Sharing Center icon.
  2. From the Tasks menu on the left, choose “Change Adapter Settings”.
  3. Find and Right click on the active “Local Area Connection” and choose “Properties”.(If you’re hit with a UAC prompt, choose Continue).
  4. Double-click on “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)”.
  5. Click on “Use the following IP address”.
  6. Enter your IP address as 192.168.123.101 (e:cue devices default to 192.168.123.1)
  7. Press Tab and the ‘Subnet Mask’ section will populate with default numbers.
  8. Hit “OK” twice.

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