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Originally Posted by Xvengence View Post

Depends what kind of router you have.
Usually there should be an option to clone the mac address and that should do the trick. If your router does not have that option, you might be able to have your ISP assign you a new IP address by simply releasing/renewing.
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Originally Posted by mrinnocent View Post

this works...just clone mac address reboot both modem and router and it will assign a new ip...usually the release and renew won't get you a new ip...but it's worth a try if your not using a router
some router will also let you simply change the mac address..just change last to digits and reboot...i know it works because i just did it to make sure and it did indeed change my ip thumb.gif

MAC address isn't his problem. It's his IP or his account. He would need to use a proxy or get a new one from the ISP. There is no reason for him to touch is MAC address what so ever since outside the internal network his MAC address does diddly squat.
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wow, this is still going on with heaps of miss infomation (not refering to you Matty smile.gif )... its should have ended back with Beers last post rolleyes.gif
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I edited the title to say problem solved. Thanks for the help everyone, hopefully my problems are gone. Cheers!
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MAC address isn't his problem. It's his IP or his account. He would need to use a proxy or get a new one from the ISP. There is no reason for him to touch is MAC address what so ever since outside the internal network his MAC address does diddly squat.


very aware that the mac address wasn't the problem
changing his mac address in his router will make the modem give him a different ip which was what he was trying to achieve thumb.gif

used this method for a long time from back in the yahoo chat days when everybody was playing with boot programs that targeted your ip....it will indeed make the modem issue you a different ip wink.gif
Edited by mrinnocent - 2/3/12 at 6:55pm
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very aware that the mac address wasn't the problem
changing his mac address in his router will make the modem give him a different ip which was what he was trying to achieve thumb.gif
used this method for a long time from back in the yahoo chat days when everybody was playing with boot programs that targeted your ip....it will indeed make the modem issue you a different ip wink.gif

^Exactly.

Everytime you clone or restore your MAC address, your new IP address should be assigned. Usually works, unless you abuse it a lot rolleyes.gif

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very aware that the mac address wasn't the problem
changing his mac address in his router will make the modem give him a different ip which was what he was trying to achieve thumb.gif
used this method for a long time from back in the yahoo chat days when everybody was playing with boot programs that targeted your ip....it will indeed make the modem issue you a different ip wink.gif

Troll power over 9000 ^_^

(it changes your internal natted ip not your exernal IP thumb.gif you have ythe exact same ip, no seruisly try it ... thumb.gif)
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