troubleshooting Question

Why ping by PC-name results a different IP address from the address manually set

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We have two (2) Windows 10 Pro computers.  Both have Hyper-V VMs installed and in use (very low usage maybe 1 or 2 a week).  Both have their IP set manually in "Use the following IP address".  Finally, there is communication between the 2 computers in file sharing  and RDP.

The problem we are facing is that when Computer-1 Ping Computer-2, Computer-2 display a total different IP.   Yet when Computer-2 Ping Computer-1, it display the correct IP.

Please advice on how to identify cause and  how to fix.

Thank you in advance.

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