Windows 8/8.1 Static IP

Step 1:
Press the Windows  key + D on your keyboard to show the Desktop.

Step 2:
Right-click the Network  icon located at the bottom-right corner of the Desktop screen, then click Open Network and Sharing Center.

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Step 3:
Click Change adapter settings.

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Step 4:
Right-click on the Local Area Connection icon and click Properties.

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Step 5:
On the Local Are Connection Properties window, select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) then click Properties.

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Step 6:
Click the radio button beside Use the following IP address: and enter the IP address, Subnet mask and Default gateway in the fields provided.  Select Use the following DNS server addresses: and enter a Preferred DNS server.

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