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So i have comcast and I know I can change it by returning my modem and getting a new one but I was looking into spoofing my mac address to change it. I have a linksys smart wifi router but cant seem to find a mac address on any of the settings. Please help if you know any thing about this. Please don't link me videos to youtube about it, believe me I have looked and there is nothing relating to my situation.
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Changing your mac address doesn't change your IP. The main way that you can change ip's, that is if you have a dynamic one from your provider is to unplug your modem for a few minutes and plug it back in. It should change, if it doesn't you're stuck with that ip.
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Liability wroteChanging your mac address doesn't change your IP. The main way that you can change ip's, that is if you have a dynamic one from your provider is to unplug your modem for a few minutes and plug it back in. It should change, if it doesn't you're stuck with that ip.


I was referring when you look up how to change your IP on youtube theres dozens of videos changing their mac address and then they have a different IP number. And I don't think unpluging works because I have tried that in the past. Thanks for the help tho +REP
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U5O wrote
Liability wroteChanging your mac address doesn't change your IP. The main way that you can change ip's, that is if you have a dynamic one from your provider is to unplug your modem for a few minutes and plug it back in. It should change, if it doesn't you're stuck with that ip.


I was referring when you look up how to change your IP on youtube theres dozens of videos changing their mac address and then they have a different IP number. And I don't think unpluging works because I have tried that in the past. Thanks for the help tho +REP
Your external ip won't change, but your computer/device ip will change.
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Liability wrote
U5O wrote
Liability wroteChanging your mac address doesn't change your IP. The main way that you can change ip's, that is if you have a dynamic one from your provider is to unplug your modem for a few minutes and plug it back in. It should change, if it doesn't you're stuck with that ip.


I was referring when you look up how to change your IP on youtube theres dozens of videos changing their mac address and then they have a different IP number. And I don't think unpluging works because I have tried that in the past. Thanks for the help tho +REP
Your external ip won't change, but your computer/device ip will change.


Yes thats what Im looking to do. I know I can return the modem and they will give me a new modem that has a new ip but I'm just looking to do that. But when I go into my router settings on the web their is nothing that says mac address that I can change. Well there is one thing its a empty box and it says copy my PCs mac address I have tried doing that and editing it and still nothing.
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For your ISP to reset your IP and give you a new one, you usually have to leave your router off for quite a few hours. Mine took over 5 to be changed once.
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