How do I change my IP if I have a router?

by on February 27, 2010

Q: How do I change my IP if I have a router? I have Windows Vista Home Basic and the router is Netgear wireless-N router.


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    Which IP address are you trying to change? The IP on the router or the IP on the computer? If it is on the Computer you may do so by doing the following.

    Open Network Connections by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Network and Internet, clicking Network and Sharing Center, and then clicking Manage network connections.

    Right-click the connection that you want to change, and then click Properties. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

    Click the Networking tab. Under This connection uses the following items, click either Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) or Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6), and then click Properties.

    To specify IPv4 IP address settings, do one of the following:

    To obtain IP settings automatically, click Obtain an IP address automatically, and then click OK.

    To specify an IP address, click Use the following IP address, and then, in the IP address, Subnet mask, and Default gateway boxes, type the IP address settings.

    To specify IPv6 IP address settings, do one of the following:

    To obtain IP settings automatically, click Obtain an IPv6 address automatically, and then click OK.

    To specify an IP address, click Use the following IPv6 address, and then, in the IPv6 address, Subnet prefix length, and Default gateway boxes, type the IP address settings.

    To specify DNS server address settings, do one of the following:

    To obtain a DNS server address automatically, click Obtain DNS server address automatically, and then click OK.

    To specify a DNS server address, click Use the following DNS server addresses, and then, in the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server boxes, type the addresses of the primary and secondary DNS servers.

    To change DNS, WINS, and IP settings, click Advanced.

    (this was pulled from Microsoft’s site)

    If it is on the router and you want to give me the model number I can look up the manual for you.
    Thanks,
    Josh