Your IP address is used to communicate between devices. Your IP address is also used by our MessageNOW software to communicate between the server side and the client side of the software. This is the software that displays messages through a cable tv channel modulator to your in-house community channel. Here is a quick way to check your IP information on a computer running Windows XP.

First you need to click the “Start” button located in the bottom left hand corner of your desktop. Next click “Run”.

Windows XP start bar

Now you will see the following window appear. Type cmd in the box and hit enter.

Windows XP Run dialog box

You will see a black box appear, now type ipconfig and hit enter. This will display your current IP configuration.

Windows XP Command Prompt Window