How do I change my IP address

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How do I change my IP address

Post by Screw_Michigan » Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:12 pm

What can I say? I've been banned from a board (that doesn't require you to register to post) and I'm trying to access it. I know most boards (i.e. this sordid clambake) uses IP addresses to block people. I have been searching online for solutions, but the ones I try don't work.

Apparently there are two types of IP addresses: External and internal.

Couple questions

How come when I use a "what's my IP address" site it gives me a different address than if I type "ipconfig" into my DOS command prompt?

I also noticed that when I try to access this site via a proxy (like vectro proxy), it doesn't load the site. This is the same as when I try to access the site via normal means.

Any thoughts? Thanks.
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Re: How do I change my IP address

Post by Dinsdale » Mon Feb 09, 2015 1:04 am

OK, I won't pile on... yet. I'll actually try to help.

First, when you do an ipconfig from a command prompt, you're getting the IP from your local machine. Unless you're plugged directly in to your modem (does anyone do that anymore?), you're going through your personal router (which isn't much of a "router," but meets the definition, which is sorting traffic between two or more networks). When you hit ipconfig, you'll likely see a 192.1.x.x, maybe even a 10.1.x.x. That's because those address ranges are reserved for private use. The ISP side of your router gets a public IP, and then converts it to one of the private IP ranges for your internal use. Doing a whatsmyIP or any similar thing will give you the public IP that your router is using to access the internet.

As far as your internet forum -- try using a public proxy. The catch there is that many public forums have lists of public proxies, and don't allow them. But do a search for "public proxy servers." You'll get a buhzillion of them. Write some down. Then, go to your browser settings/options (Internet Options in IE), and go through the tabs (in IE, it's "connections>LAN Settings). You'll find a checkbox for "proxy server." Enter the IP of the public proxy. You want your http traffic to be on Port 80 (if it asks).

If it doesn't work, try some others. If they don't work, the site doesn't allow public proxies. Then your option is to gravytrain a neighbor's/coffeshop/whatever network.


You can try rebooting your router and modem, but generally the ISP's DHCP server (the thing that controls IP addresses) gives out fairly long leases (the time after which your IP expires and needs to be renewed), and you generally get the same one. They typically assign the same IP to the modem for very long periods (easier management on their end), so it rarely gives you a different one.

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Re: How do I change my IP address

Post by Screw_Michigan » Mon Feb 09, 2015 1:11 am

Thanks, Dins. Will try some out tomorrow.
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You are truly one of the worst pieces of shit to ever post on this board. Start giving up your paycheck for reparations now and then you can shut the fuck up about your racist blasts.
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Re: How do I change my IP address

Post by Goober McTuber » Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:02 am

Screw_Michigan wrote:What can I say? I've been banned from a board
Too bad it wasn't this one, tard.
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Re: How do I change my IP address

Post by Shlomart Ben Yisrael » Mon Feb 09, 2015 6:03 pm

Goober McTuber wrote:
Screw_Michigan wrote:What can I say? I've been banned from a board
Too bad it wasn't this one, tard.

Don't be such a jerk.
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Re: How do I change my IP address

Post by Goober McTuber » Tue Feb 10, 2015 2:06 am

Shlomart Ben Yisrael wrote:
Goober McTuber wrote:
Screw_Michigan wrote:What can I say? I've been banned from a board
Too bad it wasn't this one, tard.

Don't be such a jerk.
Oh. All right. :)
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Seems they rather just lay there, get fucked and play victim

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