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Windows 7: Change IP address (for rapidshare etc)


26 Nov 2009   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Change IP address (for rapidshare etc)

Hi. I've recently gone 'wireless' and now have a "Siemens Gigaset SE587 WLAN dsl" router. Occasionally, I will have a few files to download from Rapidshare. With my old modem, I could bypass the waiting time imposed between downloads by simply disconnecting and reconnecting. Try as I might, I cannot do the same thing with the router. The router can be configured by going to h**p://192.168.1.1 but I've not been able to find a way of changing the IP address currently assigned to me. Can anyone tell me if my old reconnect/disconnect trick is still available and how it's done?

Many thanks.


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26 Nov 2009   #2

Win 7 64, OSX Snow Leopard
 
 

Now your system connects through the router, so you need to disconnect /reconnect the router from the internet (removing and inserting the DSL cable to the router will work)
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26 Nov 2009   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks for that. This'll have to wait though as my router connection is playing up. I'm back to the old wired modem for now!
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