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2015-03-01, 01:05 #1
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Static IP Address
I am having problems with my ISP because they keep telling me that I need more speed so I bought some temporarily for 3 months. On my wired PC I am getting 125 Mbps, but on my lap top I am only getting 20 Mbps. I asked them for a static IP address and they told me they only give static IP addresses to companies. So I am upset because my laptop doesn't move as fast as it should. I did an ipconfig and I got 192.168,1.8 and 192.168.1.1 and in Device Manager I unchecked automatically detect DNS and I put in the numbers above, but it didn't work. Does anyone know how or where I can get a static IP? <br><br>Also, we bought our own Netgear router and bridged it to their Arris modem, and still no results. Does anyone know how I can get more speed without buying it? These ISP's are getting out of control<br><br>I hope someone can give me some advice. You can email me at <a href="mailto:thesinger@Comcast.net">thesinger@Comc ast.net</a><br><br>Mystcal1 <img title="Frown" class="inlineimg" alt="" src="images/smilies/frown.png" border="0" smilieid="11">
2015-03-01, 01:12 #2
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Static IP addresses are handed out by your ISP, there is nothing you can do. Why do you think you need a static IP address?
Wireless speed is dictated by the wireless router and the wireless card in your machine. It is likely that you have an older laptop with a wireless card that is only capable of running that fast. What model is the laptop?
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