Configure LAN settings

Open up the Network and Dial-up Connections Window (Start > Run and type ncpa.cpl [Enter]). Right click on the connection for your network adapter and select Properties.

Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and select Properties (refer to screenshot below).

Select option Use the following IP address: and manually enter an IP address and Subnet mask (refer to screenshot below) - in this case we will be using (IP Address) and (Subnet Mask).