Monday, October 19, 2015

How To Change The Public IP Address of Your Computer


Hello Guys, Today I'm here to give you the instructions on how to change the public IP address of your router or computer when using Cable, DSL, or dialup internet connections.

Follow this guide to get your IP changed and you can get back to doing what you want online. You can also change the IP address of your PC on the network, which is useful for troubleshooting network issues. This guide will show you how

How to Change the Public IP Address


For Windows 2000, XP, and 2003

1. Click Start

2. Click Run

3. Type in cmd and hit ok (this opens a Command Prompt)

4. Type ipconfig /release and hit enter


5. Click Start, Control Panel, and open Network Connections

6. Find and Right click on the active Local Area Connection and choose Properties

7. Double-click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)


8. Click on Use the following IP address

9. Enter a false IP like 123.123.123.123

10. Press Tab and the Subnet Mask section will populate with default numbers

11. Hit OK twice

12. Right click the active Local Area Connection again and choose Properties

13. Double-click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)

14. Choose Obtain an IP address automatically

15. Hit OK twice

16. Go to Google and search for ip address to see if you have a new IP address Or




For Windows 7 (Windows 8 is very similar)

1. Click Start and Click Type in cmd and hit ok (this opens a Command Prompt)


2. Click All Programs expand the Accessories menu

3. In the Accessories menu, Right Click Command Prompt and choose Run as administrator

4. Type ipconfig /release and hit enter


5. Click Start, Control Panel, and open Network and Sharing Center. Depending on your view, you may have to click Network and Internet before you see the Network and Sharing Center icon

6. From the Tasks menu on the left, choose Manage Network Connections

7. Find and Right click on the active Local Area Connection and choose Properties (If you’re hit with a UAC prompt, choose Continue)

8. Double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)

9. Click on Use the following IP address

10. Enter a false IP like 123.123.123.123


11. Press Tab and the Subnet Mask section will populate with default numbers

12. Hit OK twice

13. Right click the active Local Area Connection again and choose Properties

14. Double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)

15. Choose Obtain an IP address automatically

16. Hit OK twice


17. Go to What Is My IP to see if you have a new IP address

NOTE
If the new IP you give your computer doesn't work, chances are someone else on the ISP network has already been assigned that IP. You'll need to move on to the next one and keep trying until you find an open one. Keep in mind that some ISPs match up your MAC or modem data to the address that's been assigned.

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