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IP Address Help

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by hasek86, Jul 17, 2007.

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  1. hasek86

    hasek86 Thread Starter

    Jul 17, 2007
    I was wondering how a person could change their IP address and still have the internet work. The reason I ask is because I am trying to sign up for some stuff that is only for Americans, but I am Canadian. I could sign up and it would be fine, but it will not let me even access the site, and says the offer is not available in my country. So I figured that I could change my IP address to an American one, and then it would work. Problem is, when I changed my IP address, it would no longer connect to the internet. Is their any way to change the IP and still connect to the internet, or is their another way to access a site from Canada, that only Americans can access.
  2. Elvandil


    Aug 1, 2003
    Your IP address is assigned to you by your ISP.
  3. jmwills


    Sep 28, 2005
    How did you "change" your IP Address?
  4. Nastrodamus


    Jul 2, 2007
    Depending on what IP address you change it to may not even be on the subnet that your ISP is on hence why you are not getting a connection.
  5. Couriant

    Couriant Trusted Advisor

    Mar 26, 2002
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    I'm assuming he changed his WAN IP, or maybe his local IP.

    Either way, his IP from the ISP is set and their is nothing he/she can do about it... unless you move to the US of course ;)
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