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Wizhunter
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Registered: 29-04-2015

Static IP

Hi
I bought the static ip add-on today and reset my router to apply..I switched off my pc a while later and returned to find my New IP had returned to the old one through IPCONFIG in cmd prompt..have i done something wrong or missed something
TIA
Wizhunter
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Estragon
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Re: Static IP

Is it showing in your Member Centre, Connection details?
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Re: Static IP

Your IP in IP config is your LAN IP (network between router and PC)
Static IP is for your WAN IP - which you should be able to see in your router settings pages or on the member center.
Or you can check it here:
https://www.whatismyip.com/
Wizhunter
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Registered: 29-04-2015

Re: Static IP

Yes my new ip shows up..but i need the new ip in my PC so i can forward ports and it won't let me do it
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Re: Static IP

Moderator Note
This discussion might be best continued here http://community.plus.net/forum/index.php/topic,141310.msg1249416.html#msg1249416

Customer and Forum Moderator.