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Release ip address. I want to be seen on the internet with a different IP address. When I plug the cable modem directly into my computer I can release and renew and get a new IP with the network card, this works every time. But when the modem is plugged into my router first, I can't change it and it's been the same address for a couple years. In the router's admin page there is no way to release the ip address before renewing it and just renewing the lease does not change it. What can I do, is it possible with this router to change the IP address? Note that I'm speaking of the address that is assigned by the cable ISP. This is a US Robotics MAXg wireless router.

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The easiest way to release and renew your IP with a router that doesn't have that feature is to unplug the modem (not the router) for a few minutes - overnight while your sleeping to be sure.

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At the command prompt type
ipconfig /? for all available switches.

If you are using a cable modem, you would want to reset to factory first.

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Hpow u change ip adres


Method 1:
To release and renew your IP address:


Step 1
Go to "Start > Run" and type "cmd" (without quotation marks), then select "OK"
#
Step 2


Type "ipconfig /release" (without quotation marks) and press "Enter"
#
Step 3


Once the prompt returns, type "ipconfig /renew" (without quotation marks), then hit "Enter,"
#
Step 4

Last, type "exit" (without quotation marks) then press "Enter" to close the window.


you have a new ip address.

Method 2
It's simple to change the Ip-address..You can reset the modem or switch for a minute and the switch on it..Check the ip-address at www.ip-details.com if your ip address changed .It's Dynamic ip address ....You can change it many times by resetting the modem...Before changing check your previous ip ,so that you can know the difference.This is will not work if your ip address is a static ip address...Static ip will not change even if you reset the modem.


Method 3:
You can use proxy server or hide ip address software to change the ip address...But it's not legal to hide ip address always.It helps to hide your ip address from hackers..So whenever you need you can hide ip..Don't hide ip address always.You can also display your ip from Canada using proxy,even if you are in USA.

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If your modem pulled a new or different ip address and you did not reset your router it could be trying to use the old IP address and there would be a conflict. IP addresses usually have a lease of 24 hours, S if your IP was refreshed at noon and you reset your mdem and for sopme reason it obtained a new ip address the router would not be able to connect until noon the following day when it tried to refresh. Rebooting the router should cause it to sync back up with the modem and pull the correct IP address. You may need to log into your router and manually release and renew the IP address even after rebooting your router, I have seen a few routers that would still not pull the new address unless this was done.
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Title: Setting up Cable Internet for the RV082 Article ID: 16585

Most cable Internet Service Providers (ISP) use a Media Access Control (MAC) Authentication to establish Internet connections for end-users. A MAC address is assigned a unique 48-bit (6-byte) integer that is attached to an Ethernet NIC for each computer. To set-up your Linksys router to a Cable ISP, you have to do MAC Cloning. MAC Cloning is a procedure which enables a router to copy the MAC address of the PC that's registered with the ISP.

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Step 1:
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kb16585_001_en.png NOTE: The image may vary depending on the computer and modem you're using.

Step 2:
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Step 3:
After ensuring that you have an active Internet connection, connect the modem to the router's Internet port and the computer to any of the four Ethernet ports.
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Step 5:
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Step 6:
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kb16585_002_en.png NOTE : If you are going to have another Cable Internet as well in WAN2, select obtain an IP automatically as well.
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Step 7:
Click Save Settings.

Step 8:
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Step 9:
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Step 10:
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--------------------------XP Only -----------------------------------------------------------------
  1. Click the Start menu button on the Windows taskbar.

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---------------------------------Vista or higher----------------------------------------------
1) Go to Start and click Run.
2) Run window will appear. Type cmd and click OK.
3) Command prompt
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4) Type ipconfig /release to release the IP address.
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