IP address in the PC (Windows 7)

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Appendix D. IP address in the PC (Windows 7)

Setting up the IP address in the PC

For configuration of the link a suitable IP address has to be set up in the PC, for example 192.168.169.160

  • Open the Start menu, Control Panel

  • In new window choose Network and Internet

  • Continue View network status and tasks

  • In new window choose Change adapter settings:

  • In the Network Connections window, right-click on Local area connection and then left-click on Properties:

  • Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and Properties

  • On the General tab select Use the following IP address

    • Enter IP Address 192.168.169.160

    • Set Subnet mask to 255.255.255.0

    • Click OK to acknowledge these settings and close all windows

Checking the IP address in the PC

In Windows 7 proceed in the following manner:

  • Interconnect the configured unit and PC with an Ethernet cable

  • Under the Start menu, type the command cmd in the Search programs and files box
    and press Enter.

  • Inside the cmd.exe window that opens, enter the command ipconfig at the command prompt
    and find the information about IP address and mask among the list of messages returned.

Checking the PC – unit connection using Ping

  • Check the connection between the PC and the unit via the Ethernet cable.

  • Under the Start menu, type the command cmd in the Search programs and files box
    and press Enter.

  • Inside the cmd.exe window that opens, type ping 192.168.169.169 at the command prompt
    and press Enter.

  • Ping times and statistics are returned as shown:

    If no communication takes place a message appears with the text Request timed out.

If communication between the web browser and the unit doesn’t take place check the browser settings. E.g. the Work offline item in the File menu must not be crossed out.