I want to access web user interfaces of some of my desktop applications (like uTorrent and JDownloader) in my home computer from a remote computer. For this purpose, I need to know the IP of my home computer.
IP of my home computer is not fixed; it occasionally changes because of black outs and modem restarts. So memorizing it or keeping a note of it somewhere is not a solution. Checking for any IP changes every morning is a very bothersome solution.
Is there any tool or method for learning IP of my home computer from a remote one instantaneously?
OS (Home): Windows 7 Starter x32 SP1
OS (Remote): Windows XP or higher (Generally Windows 7)
I have full access on my home computer, but almost always have restricted access on the remote one.
Use a dns-service like dyndns.org. Then you can access your computer at home via a name.
Checking for any IP changes every morning is a very bothersome solution.
This is something you can automate. Have a batchfile run on startup. The commands of that file should check the IP and upload it to a place which you can consistenty reach.
Even neater would be to use DynDNS, which more or less does the same and gives you a domain name.