Windows Vista/7 Static IP Configuration
Open the Start menu and then open Control Panel:
Click on Network and Internet
Next, open the Network and Sharing Center:
Open Change adapter settings:
Right-Click on Local Area Connection, or which ever icon represents your Network card, and select Properties.
Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) to highlight it, then click Properties.
Enter the IP address information exactly as it was given to you.
Click OK, then click Close.
You shold now be able to use your web browser or email programs when ever you want.