irregular ip address

By kran-k1
Jul 3, 2007
  1. Hello,

    I am having trouble resetting my IP address to the normal extension type. Right now it is

    All of the other computers in the house have the normal extension, only mine doesn't.

    Any help would be appreciated,

  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Sounds like it has been manually set in the past.

    Goto Network Connections and right click on your network adapter.

    Then scroll down until you see TCP/IP and choose properties. Check in there and see if it has something set.

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  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,153   +598

    If ALL your systems would use DHCP, they would configure properly without fussing :)
  4. kran-k1

    kran-k1 TS Rookie Topic Starter


    I got it solved, thanks.

    I realized my connection to the router was mediated by a Vonage modem(?) (whatever it is). So I took it out to allow a direct connection.
  5. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    If you have Vonage, then it's the device used for the VOIP service. Disconnecting it from the internet will mean you can't use your phone.

    If you don't have Vonage, it shouldn't be there and doesn't need to be there.
  6. kran-k1

    kran-k1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yeah, I forgot to mention we no longer use Vonage...
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