IP address in the PC (Windows 8)

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Appendix E. IP address in the PC (Windows 8)

Windows 8 allows you to access the Network Connections page in different ways, for example:

  • Using Start Button

    • Start button (left down corner), Right click, choose Network Connections

    • Continue to the Network Connections page.

  • Using Start Button

    • Start button, Left click, choose Control Panel and Network and Sharing Center

    • Select Change adapter settings in the Network and Sharing Center

    • Continue to the Network Connections page.

  • From Task Bar

    • Click the icon for Internet access
      on the task bar in the lower right corner
    • Select Change adapter settings in the Network and Sharing Center

    • Continue to the Network Connections page.

  • On the Network Connections page:

    • Select Properties from Ethernet Network drop down menu

    • Choose Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), Properties, 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 8 proceed in the following manner:

  • Interconnect the configured unit and PC with an Ethernet cable

  • Right click on the Start button, type the command cmd 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.

  • Right click on the Start button, type the command cmd 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.