How to find IP address on Window or Mac:
AVG antivirus is the smart scanner software which can be easily downloaded by you by just going to the official website www.avg.com/retail. AVG gives world class security to your device against malware, spyware, ransomware, rootkits, and also from online threat. It detects the dangerous websites and emails and gives you the alert sign, so that you become alert before downloading anything. It is the fast scanner, so your device is protected from all sides. You can feel free and don’t have any fear of threat.
AVG gives certain tips that how you can find your IP address on Window and Mac. IP address is also known as “Internet Protocol” which is a set of number which your PC uses to store the website addresses to identify device. In simple words, computer uses number to represent the domain. For example if you type www.google.com computer translate this DNS (Domain Name Service) into number which we call IP address i.e. where the google resides in Internet 126.96.36.199.
IP address also used to identify the people like website server used IP address to send the data. There are two types of IP address –public (external) and another one is local (internal).
Public IP address:
Public IP address is send to your home network by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), this how they identify you out of all customers. When you visit any website, your IP address will be send along with that.
Local IP address:
Local IP address is when your router gives local IP address to each device like smart phones, computers and tablets etc. in your home network and this address will not be visible outside your network.
Which IP address is more secure?
Local IP address is more secure because whatever you are doing on your home network like local gaming server or troubleshooting printing problems is not visible to the outside world.
But Public IP address is not secure because whenever you visit to a web page like your browsing history, online purchases, simply everything what you do online will reveals your IP address to the other user.
How you can prevent others to find your IP address?
So, people generally choose VPN (Virtual Private Network) to hide their IP address. You can also choose AVG Secure Line VPN for online privacy by just installing AVG antivirus through www.avg.com/retail.
How to find Public IP address?
As the user or advertiser find your IP address easily you can also find your IP address by just using a tool like HMA’s (IP checker), this will show your IP, your Physical location and also your ISP.
Easier method is type it on Google, “What is my IP address”. The result will be displayed on the search page.
How to Find Local IP address on Window?
Local IP address on Window 10:
First open the Window start menu and go to the setting option then select Network and Internet. Now select the WI-FI which is located in the left hand side of the window, and then click on advanced settings. Your IP address will displayed on the next window. Now see your Local IP it will be under “IPv4 address”.
Local IP address on Window 8 and 8.1 and also Window 7:
First of all, select your Network Connection and then choose Open Network and Sharing System. Then double click on Wireless Network Connection or Local Area Connection. At this point select Details option to see your IP address.
How to find Local IP on Mac?
First open the Apple Menu and click on System Preferences or you can double click on the Network Icon. Now use the View Menu to select the Network. Now in the Network Preferences, select WI-FI which is on the left side and the IP address will be there in the middle.
For more details, just visit to the official site of AVG i.e.Avg.Com/Retail.