How to run the command "ipconfig" on Windows

How to run the command "ipconfig" on Windows

#run #command #quotipconfigquot #Windows

If you are unable to run the ipconfig / all command line and, instead, the prompt returns the error message “ipconfig is not recognized as an internal or external command, executable program or batch file”, see this article how to reverse this problem and run the command without problems.

This error ipconfig command it is usually linked to your system user’s lack of administrator privileges. To work around this problem, you must run the command prompt as an administrator.

To do this, use the keyboard shortcut Windows + R and type cmd in the Run utility. Now, instead of pressing Enter or clicking the OK button, use the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter.

The system is likely to require you to inform the administrator password. Once this is done, you will access the prompt and can run the command line ipconfig / all and any other more advanced commands, such as CheckDisk, without problems.

Here are other ways to open the command prompt as an administrator even if your user does not have such privileges.

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