Windows operating systems provide the
ipconfig command in order to manage network-related configuration. The ipconfig command can be used to display, edit, change or clear the IP configuration of the Windows operating system. The
ipconfig renew command is used to renew the IP address of the Windows.
ipconfig Command Syntax
The ipconfig command has the following simple syntax.
- OPTION is used to take different actions with different options like
ipconfig /renew is used to renew the IP addresses. If there is an assigned IP address it is renewed with a new one. If the network interface is not assigned with an IP address it is assigned with a new IP address.
First, we open the MS-DOS command-line interface or
Command Prompt . Command prompt can be opened in different ways but the most practical way is using the Start Menu and typing
command prompt like below. The following step can be used for all Windows versions like Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Server.
First we use the
ipconfig /release command in order to release and reset the current IP address configuration.
Then we wil use the
ipconfig /renew command to get a new IP address.
Check New (Renewed) IP Address
Currently renewed IP configuration can be displayed and checked by using the