The Internet is the most significant invention that has been created since humanity became humanity; this connected us all, of course through computers. However, we cannot ignore the fact that while most of us have access to this technology, requires some configuration so that it flows properly, so in the case of the Windows operating system we can enter the properties that are part of the PC.
By entering this part of the Windows system you can see how the internet access of the computer is configured, you can also make adjustments in the configuration that they allow you to access the internet more smoothly. In this article we will look at the different ways to enter this configuration; You also have to be careful if you decide to change something, because if you don’t do it correctly you may run out of internet due to configuration inconsistencies.
What process should I follow to view the internet properties of my Windows PC?
The processes for accessing are several and all lead to the same result, which means that you have more options, in case you can not enter for any reason with a specific method. It is always helpful to have a plan B in case something goes wrong as we expected; in this case Windows allows access in several ways.
Windows Explorer is one of these options, with the control panel we can enter as well, the run window is a little more technical and direct. But it serves the same way and following a route from the start menu, too we can access the settings, if we need to know what is the local IP address of Windows, for example or any other information we need.
Opening internet options from the browser
The little-used Windows Explorer has been fighting battles for years, you could say that whoever has it is because it comes with the system and not of its own accord; but it is useful for some things, as you will see in this case; accessing the internet properties of the PC is one of them.
First you have to open the browser then you will go to “Tools”, the next step will be go to “Internet Options”. After this is the window with all the properties that we can configure of this useful tool.
From the control panel
We can also enter from the control panel for this we will open the Control Panel located in the Start menu> Windows System. When we are in this we enter the section called “Networks and Internet” and then “Internet options”, being within these we can see the window with the tabs of the various options, to configure what you need, in case it is required to change the fixed IP of Windows 10, from here we can do it.
Using the run option
To access this property menu, we first press simultaneously “Windows + R”, and then write the following command “inetcpl.cpl”. Then we click on accept and the “Internet Properties” window will open where we can make the changes we need to make.
From the start menu
To open the Internet properties in Windows from Start, just go to this part and en in the search box we type “Internet Properties”. In the list of results you choose the first option and in this way, a pop-up window will open, in which we can see all the available options such as, General, Security, Privacy, Content, Advanced Options, Programs and Connections.
How do I set up the internet properties on my Windows computer?
Configure Internet Properties, knowing how to open “Internet Properties”, as mentioned above, let’s see what you can do with these system settings. These show seven tabs, each with different settings.
- General, in this you can configure how the browser starts to determine the home page, and delete temporary files, history, cookies and more.
- Security, in this we configure the security levels by zones.
- Privacy, this is where the location, item blocker is set.
- Content, here is the configuration of the certificates for the connections, autocomplete and fonts and web slices.
- Connections, here you configure internet access by phone or via local area network LAN, this is where you can create, configure and connect to a VPN.
- Programs, this configures what is related to, Opening the Internet, Managing installed items, editing HTML, Internet programs and file associations.
- Advanced options, this part configures everything related to accessibility, HTTP configuration, browse, accelerated graphics, international, multimedia and security