Chapter 5: Configuring TCP/IP
This section contains two examples of configuring TCP/IP in a Windows environment.
Most computers already have the TCP/IP configuration enabled. Use the following
procedures to verify that the configuration is set up. Configure all client computers on
your network for TCP/IP (the protocol that controls communication among computers).
Two examples are provided in this document:
• Configuring TCP/IP in Windows 2000
• Configuring TCP/IP in Windows XP
Configuring TCP/IP in Windows 2000
1. On the Windows Desktop, click Start.
2. Select Settings and then Control Panel from the pop-up menus to display the
Figure 5-1: Windows Control Panel
3. Double-click the Network and Dial-up Connections icon to display the Network
Follow the instructions in your computer user manual for other Operating
Control Panel window:
and Dial-up Connections window: