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Originally Posted by nickbaldwin86 View Post

You understand you can go down to BestBuy and buy a modem... right? call up comcast and have them change the MAC to the new modem... DONE!
I have this one:
http://www.officedepot.com/a/products/902317/Motorola-SURFboard-SB6121-Cable-Modem/?Channel=Google&mr:trackingCode=3C82D40C-870E-E111-BAE2-0019B9C043EB&mr:referralID=NA&cm_mmc=Mercent-_-Googlepla-_-Technology+Networking_Cables-_-902317&mr:adType=pla

Modem is unlikely as the ISP bases the IP address lease on the router/pc interface connecting to the cable modem.

Case in point - I've replaced cable modems before and kept the same IP address. I've physically swapped routers and changed IP addresses.

The cable modem is just that - modulator / demodulator. It modulates from the digital signal from the NIC on the router / computer to the analog system of the cable network. Cable modems *do* have a MAC address (needed for ethernet communications, obviously) and an IP address ... however, they do not actively seek DHCP addresses. This is more for management on YOUR end. The last few Motorola Modems I Have had I have been able to access by going to 192.168.100.1 (I believe) and logging in to reset it when it was going bad.
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If you are going through comcast just go buy a new modem (go with a surfboard thumb.gif) then you get better speeds, don't have to lease a modem for 7 a month, AND you get a new MAC!
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How can you be certain when you make threads like this?
The source and destination MAC get changed in each hop. The one from your PC to your router changes as soon as the packet is destined for the WAN. The one from your router to your ISP gets changed as soon as the packet arrives on the other side of your line.
Thanks for the confidence, though.

Lets say I've done extensive research on how said bans work, and every source I've come across has said the Mac address is a factor.
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Lets say I've done extensive research on how said bans work, and every source I've come across has said the Mac address is a factor.

thats interesting as the one thing i do know is that the detination host will know is the source IP.. just look how banking and even google plus many other sites display your IP usally in the footer smile.gif
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just go to comcast and tell them you keep dcing annd they will give you a new one. Problem solved smile.gif
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just go to comcast and tell them you keep dcing annd they will give you a new one. Problem solved smile.gif

I'm going to try this right now, thanks smile.gif
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I'm going to try this right now, thanks smile.gif

i hope it works out for ya wink.gif
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I'm almost certain that it's not a mac address ban
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Lets say I've done extensive research on how said bans work, and every source I've come across has said the Mac address is a factor.

That is false. I have no idea where you got that information. I run and manage a website and I have yet to ban someone using the MAC Address. You need a new IP address, not MAC.

The reason is simple, an IP address does not identify a single computer, but rather a network. If they banned you by MAC then its just a ban for a single computer and not the entire network.

Banning by MAC is just plain stupid.
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That is false. I have no idea where you got that information. I run and manage a website and I have yet to ban someone using the MAC Address. You need a new IP address, not MAC.
The reason is simple, an IP address does not identify a single computer, but rather a network. If they banned you by MAC then its just a ban for a single computer and not the entire network.
Banning by MAC is just plain stupid.

Yes, exactly. A mac address is assinged to a single NIC in your computer, on your local network.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAC_address
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