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Ok thanks delk. I will trust your advice

And kill you if you're wrong
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dynamic is good for "evading", static is good for realiability
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Originally Posted by dralb View Post
I use dynamic. I don't know a whole lot about netwroking, but dynamic is easier if you do not want to assign an IP to each machine you are going to connect to the ISP line. Dynamic will assign an IP when the PC tries to connect, so you don't have to worry about I{P conflicts and the like when adding new machines. I think it is kinda strange that it is an ISP thing as this is all controlled via my router. Could be my ignorance, though.




(also, you may want to use static as that offers more options when DLing through a firwall)
??????????????????????????? your mixing up lan static ip with wan
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