I did the release renew thing when i directly connected my
computer to the modem and it gives me a new ip address and
it even worked for a long time but right when i connect my
router (linksys) and look up my ip address online it goes back to
the old one, any suggestions on what i can do with the router?
when you connect your computer directly to the modem, you probably get your wan ip assigned to your computer.
when you connect your computer to your router, you should get a private nat’d ip (e.g. 192.168.n.n or 10.n.n.n, where n is a number between 1 and 255).
this is *normal*
what problem(s) are you having?
I am assuming you are asking about the IP address assigned to your house, not the address assigned to your computer. If you’re meaning the old address on your computer whether hooked into the router or the modem, this answer isn’t going to apply.
DHCP usually will give the same IP address it gave last time to the same MAC address if it is still available. Since your computer and your router have different MAC addresses, it’ll give you a different one.
You can try going into your router’s admin pages – many routers have a release/renew function built in. However, you may be stuck with the old address if it is still available once your router requests a new one.
Start -> Connect to -> Show all connections
Right click on your network and click Properties.
Click the General tab, and scroll down to where it says Internet Protocol. Click once, and then click the Properties button.
Manually enter your IP address and save it.
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i think ur ip address is static which means permanent which is provided my ur internet service provider.
i can be changed by ur ISP only.when it comes 2 ur LINKsys router itz used as WAN ipaddress for ur router.
linksys router itself configures DHCP server and give a different ip 2 ur pc but ur actuall ip is same as WAN ip address.