An IP address is a unique network-level identifier assigned to a network-enabled device.

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How can I make my IP address appear to be from another country?

How do I make it appear that my IP address is coming from one country while I'm located in another? I live in Germany and some websites (like Hulu or Youtube) don't work because my IP isn't in the ...
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Fastest method to determine my PC's IP address (Windows)

This may seem trivial but I'm looking for the quickest method to determine my PC's IP address within my network. This changes regularly as I connect from one network to the next via DHCP The ...
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Why is there a difference between ping “localhost” and ping “local IP address”?

Using cmd and ping on Windows gave me the following results: Pinging "localhost": Pinging "192.168.0.10" (local IP address): Aren't both situations exactly the same? I mean, I'm pinging ...
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Getting my IP address?

My system has a dynamic shared IP provided to me by my ISP. I want to give my IP address to a friend so she can allow access to her server for requests coming from my IP. Can someone please tell me ...
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Why does pinging 192.168.072 (only 2 dots) return a response from 192.168.0.58?

I mistakenly missed the dot off of an IP address and typed in 192.168.072. To my surprise I connected to a machine at 192.168.0.58 If I ping 192.168.072 I get responses from 192.168.0.58. Why is ...
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Is it possible to host a web server from behind a NAT

My PC is behind a NAT router that has a public IP address. If I want to host a website then I believe I need a domain name which I can purchase from some site which would pledge to resolve all DNS ...
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How to find my VPN client IP in windows

When I run ipconfig and I get the following: C:\Documents and Settings\grmsrh14>ipconfig Windows IP Configuration Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection: Media State . . . . . . . ...
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How to get the real IP address of someone using a proxy?

I was researching digital goods and security when I stumbled upon this company. One of the services they provide is "Real IP". They claim to be able to get the real IP address of users even when ...
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Duplicate IP Adresses

My roommate and I are experiencing a problem in that our computers have the same IP address. I have a laptop and he's got a desktop, and only recently did this occur, in the past day or two. Is there ...
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Find all past desktop IP addresses

Is there a way to find some type of log file that saves all IP address that were assigned to a desktop? I changed an static IP of a desktop (switched it to DHCP) of mine and i can not recall what the ...
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How to know the IP address of a Mac when it is in network

My Mac mini is connected in a network ( LAN ). As every one knows, each system in a network - has a unique ip address. My Mac mini's IP address is: 192.168.32.164. My Mac is connected to the network ...
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I'm using Cisco Packet Tracer for Simulation and got error “ip address overlaps with..etc”

The 1st row is for my router and the 2nd row is for my LAN. What's wrong? Is my IP addressing and subnetting wrong? I already checked my configuration.
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Locally, External IP Resolves to Router Admin

I have a Belkin F5D7230-4 router, and I don't have many problems with it, however one thing which has always bugged me is that its admin page is accessible locally via two locations: 192.168.2.1 and ...
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How do I change my system's IP address?

I need to test my application when there is a change in the IP address. What should I do to change my machines IP address? Note: The IP address for my machine is obtained automatically. It's not a ...
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Mac OS X: Please explain ifconfig output?

When I do ifconfig on my Mac, I get a list of the following interfaces: lo0 gif0 stf0 en0 fw0 en1 vmnet8 vmnet1 I wonder what each interface is. Also, which of these is the IP interface ? I don't ...
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Why is Windows' default IP address 169.xx.xx.xx?

My Windows system got an 169.xx.xx.xx IP address the other day, and I fixed the issue, but why did Microsoft chose this address as the default? Why not 1.xx.xx.xx or 255.xx.xx.xx? Did one guy at ...
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How can I ping a range of IP addresses simultaneously

I have a bunch of machines on an IP address range which I want to ping simultaneously as a quick and dirty way of telling which ones are switched on. What (free) software can I use to do this? I'm ...
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How to troubleshoot DHCP problems?

This question was originally titled "How to gather information about suspicious wireless access point?" but then this topic has been moved to another question, leaving here discussion of connection ...
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How can I know IP address of the sender in Gmail/Yahoo/Hotmail?

Is there a way to know sender's IP address sent in Gmail/Yahoo Mail/Hotmail any mail?
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What public IP should I use for long-term network test?

What IP address is OK to ping -f for a prolonged time (the whole day)? "4.2.2.2" or something else? The main concern is the admins there that may decide that it is some DoS and block/complain... ...
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What happens when all IP addresses run out?

I recently read an article in which they wrote that that there will be a time when there will be no more IP addresses available. Is that right? Do I need to register a website now just in case?
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Get IP Address from TeamViewer without connecting

Is it possible to know the (public) IP address of a computer where TeamViewer is ready for a remote control session - without connecting to the computer?
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How To Find My Previous IP Addresses

Is it possible to find out what IP addresses a computer has been assigned by their ISP in, say - the last six months? I know the current IP address but would like to see the one before that, and ...
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Assign IP's to certian mac addresses in dd-wrt

I have a Linksys WRT54G/GL/GS that I am running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) vpn - build 13064 on it and for the life of me I can not find a way to assign ip's based on Mac address. Basically I have a ...
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How to set the same static IP address for LAN and wifi interfaces on a Win7 laptop?

When I'm at my desk at home, I connect to my network through my Ethernet LAN port. Sometimes however I have to get up and move my computer around (such as to connect it to a TV in another room), so I ...
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How To Reset My Ip Address Help? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cable Internet Connectivity Problem? I tried to reset my Ip address through command prompt but I keep getting The requested operation requiress elevation what does this ...
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Will routers “short circuit” their own external ip address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Connecting to my own network via external IP If I can access my router home page (or ssh etc.) through LAN machines via 0.0.0.1 and from anywhere on the internet via ...
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Make dynamic IP address fixed?

I am using Time Warner cable internet service. My IP address changes every couple months. However, I need to access some access limited servers which has firewall rules on it. Is there any way to ...
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Full URI to a file on another machine in our local network?

On our small-business Windows XP network, I have a file in f:\MyDir\SubDir\text.doc What would be the URI for that file while I'm on another machine.... if all I knew was that machine's IP address, ...
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How can I use multiple IP-addresses, multi-homing, on a Windows 7 machine?

Is there an easy way to set up multiple IP-addresses (multi-homing) for a Windows 7 machine? Today the machine is on a LAN and the IP-address is allocated by DHCP, I can change to static address ...
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Class D ip address

Is there mask for class D ip address? As it is for multicast, I am not sure about it. I read somewhere that D ip addressas are 32-bit network addresses and they dont have hostID, but in the following ...
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Given a PC's MAC address, can I find its IP?

Is there a way to get the IP address when all you have is the MAC of an item?
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Static IP addr for just a particular access point in Vista

I want to give my brother-in-law's machine a static IP address when he connects to his wireless access point at home using Vista. When I do, though, it changes it universally, and it breaks him ...
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How can I hide, spoof or mask an IP address? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country Several friends said they have done it with a proxy address. Is there a quick/easy way of doing it without having to ...
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How do I get the IP Address of my router?

How can I find the address of my router in my network?
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When adding ip address to block on router it says invalid ip address

I'm trying to block skype at the router and when I add an address such as 111.221.74.0 it says "Invalid IP address:111.221.74.0!". I'm using a Cisco DPC3825. Any ideas how to block the IP address? ...
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Pinging own machine returns an IPv6 address instead of IPv4

When I ping my own machine I get an IPv6 address: Reply from fe80::1004:p8f0:9e40:a42c%10: time<1ms Reply from fe80::1004:p8f0:9e40:a42c%10: time<1ms I used to get the IPv4 address (eg. ...
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Change ip address

I am using ubuntu 10.04 ultimate edition 2.6 and I want to change my IP address (I didn't know how to check whether it's static or dynamic) these are the following entries I found in ...