How To Create Static Computer IPs on a Local Home Computer Network

Some computer users will do this to secure their home computer network, others will do it to assign Network Attached Storage (NAS) drives and others will do it because they can. There are a few things that you need in order to assign an IP address on your home computer network; but be aware that this is not a method to assign a static Internet IP address with your Internet Service Provider, this must be done from your ISP and may incur a cost to whoever pays your Internet bill.