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IP address

by 123italia / September 21, 2012 1:16 AM PDT

how do you change an IP address? is it enought to change intrnet provider: what other means can be used to change the IP address?thanks

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Re: change IP address
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 21, 2012 1:27 AM PDT
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Changing to another internet provider certainly changes your IP-address.

But some providers for certain connections use dynamic addresses (meaning: it changes each time you make contact) and others might have an option to change it during the subscription. The Customer Help department of your current provider can tell what options they have.

Kees

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Another simple way.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 21, 2012 1:30 AM PDT
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Is to go out to some public hotspot. But that's trouble for some as they are unaware of what's at stake.

Any IP hiding app is not to be trusted for a simple reason. You have to use IP addresses to receive internet messages so it's a lie you are hidden.
Bob

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could you tell us ...
by Edward ODaniel / September 21, 2012 1:37 AM PDT
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a bit more about WHY you want to change an IP address?

Do you maybe have a printer with a static IP that you cannot connect to or a computer with an APIPA IP (ranging from 169.254.01 to 169.254.255.254) that doesn't connect to your home network (192.168.nnn.nnn)?

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