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Windows 7 - How to Change DNS and IP Settings to Automatic

This article shows where the DNS and IP address settings are located in Windows 7 and how to edit them to get connected to the campus network.

  • Navigate to the Control Panel on your computer

control panel

  • Click "View network status and tasks"

Network Status and Tasks

  • Click "Change adapter settings"

Change Adapter Settings

  • Right click on your wired network adapter, then click properties.


  • Select IPv4 by highlighting it and then click properties


  • Make sure that automatic is selected for both IP and DNS settings.

IP and DNS settings

  • When finished, click OK to exit these windows.

Keywords:DNS, connect, internet, network, IP, address   Doc ID:37633
Owner:Joshua S.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2014-02-14 08:41 CSTUpdated:2017-10-23 13:04 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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