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Can i change from dynamic ip to static

Discussion in 'Networking' started by kazazer, Jan 12, 2013.

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  1. kazazer

    kazazer Thread Starter

    Dec 30, 2012
    hi i need to change from dynamic IP to Static for work, Iv rang my provider talk talk and the only way i can do this is go to a buisness line and pay more a month is there anyway i can log into my router and change from dynamic to static myself? im not on about the IP thats starts 192.blah blah blah its the one where u go somewhere like whatsmyip.com mine is dynamic as it changes if router is reset, there is hiccup in internet or computer is off for the night etc... i really need to try to change this to static without forking out more money if possible.
  2. TerryNet

    TerryNet Moderator

    Mar 23, 2005
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    Few, if any, ISPs provide static IP addresses with their lower cost service contracts. It's quite standard that static IP address(es) are available only with business service. However, you are welcome to call the other ISPs serving your area to see if they have cheaper rates.
  3. etaf

    etaf Moderator

    Oct 2, 2003
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    NO - to have a public IP that is static will need to be provided by the ISP

    there is a service that can help with this - But I cant find - its something like http://dyn.com/dns/
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