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You Will Need
- A computer with internet access
Ask your internet service provider to change your IP address if it is static. A static IP address applies if you use a cable modem or DSL, and is the permanent address assigned to your computer.
Turn off your computer
Turn off your computer, router, and modem overnight to get a new IP address.
Clone your Mac address to change your IP address if you have a long lease time. A Mac address is a hardware address assigned to your network connecting device.
Follow the instructions on the manufacturer's web site to clone your Mac at your router.