Windows Vista/7 Static IP Configuration

 Open the Start menu and then open Control Panel

Click on Network and Internet

click on network and internet

Next, open the Network and Sharing Center

open network and sharing center

Open Change adapter settings:

open change adapter settings

Right-Click on Local Area Connection, or which ever icon represents your Network card, and select Properties.

right click on local area connection and click on properties

Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) to highlight it, then click Properties.

select ipv4 then click on properties

Enter the IP address information exactly as it was given to you.

enter your ip information.

Click OK, then click Close.

You shold now be able to use your web browser or email programs when ever you want.