An IP(Internet Protocol) address serves as your computer's identification. It may sometimes be necessary to know what your IP address is and how to change it for reasons such as troubleshooting, networking and file-sharing.

Step 1: System Preferences

Open System Preferences by:
a) going to the Apple Menu (on the upper left hand corner of the screen) and selecting System Preferences; or
b) clicking on the System Preferences icon on the Dock.
<p>To ensure that you browse safely on the Internet and that no-one attempts to hack your system, you should use VPN (Virtual Private Network). I would suggest using HIDE-MY-IP...</p>
<p>Here is another way to change IP address for Windows 7 users: http://computing-tips.net/Change_IP_Address_Windows_7/</p>

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