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This was done with cmd prompt opened under "Run As Administrator". No change -Had ISP send me a new modem. No change -Uninstalled Network adapter.


how to change lan ip address in windows 7

 

how to change lan ip address in windows 7

Had same issue on Vista, upgraded to Win7 and issue remains. I spoke to my ISP 3 times, 3 different techsthey said my IP is dynamic and confirmed it is not set by them as static. They charge more for a static IP, so would not just be giving me this "upgrade" for free.

If the different PC is running Vista, the IP remains static no matter what I try unless the hard drive is wiped and Vista is reinstalled, then it obtains a new IP on the PC with the clean install, yet how to change lan ip address in windows 7 can not be changed after this happens.

 

 

 

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Apr 14,  · To change your network IP address in Windows XP, Vista, or 7: 1. Press the Windows Key and R 2. Type command and press Enter. This loads your DOS prompt 3. Type ipconfig /release then press Enter. This disables your internet connection 4. Apr 16,  · How to Change the IP Address That Is Assigned to a Network Adapter. Log on to the computer by using the Administrator account. Click Start, point to Control Panel, and click Network Connections. Right-click the local area connection that you want to modify and then click Properties. In the This connection uses the following items box, click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click . Aug 07,  · If I hot swap my modem to a different PC, the other PC gets a fresh (different) IP address. If this other PC is using XP I can force the ipconfig /release /renew to change its IP address.

So clearly, Windows Vista and Windows 7 are holding onto IP configuration information somewhere and reusing this information when it detects you are using the same internet provider, WHERE is it being stored so I can clear it? Thank you so much if you have a working solution and actually know the answer, instead of just reading what can already be found by a search engine and reposting info that is no longer valid like everyone else on the internet is currently doing when trying to answer this question.


Apr 14,  · To change your network IP address in Windows XP, Vista, or 7: 1. Press the Windows Key and R 2. Type command and press Enter. This loads your DOS prompt 3. Type ipconfig /release then press Enter. This disables your internet connection 4. Apr 16,  · How to Change the IP Address That Is Assigned to a Network Adapter. Log on to the computer by using the Administrator account. Click Start, point to Control Panel, and click Network Connections. Right-click the local area connection that you want to modify and then click Properties. In the This connection uses the following items box, click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click . When working in a larger environment, we are often asked to change our IP address. To change IP address in Windows 10, we have come up with a visual guide with really simple and easy steps. Follow.

No change So, with all of this "old school" stuff already tried and failed, what have they changed in Vista and 7 that seems to keep even Dynamic IP's as static? Where is Windows caching or storing this information so I can clear it, none of the traditional methods work. I absolutely can not stand having a static IP on my home computer. If you internet search this exact question you'll find what I have, everyone is suggesting the once working methods I've already tried above, how to change lan ip address in windows 7, yet people using Vista or 7 are repeatedly finding this no longer works.

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