Re: Networking

By bigpopapop ·
i have only one network port in my laptop thus I would like to duplicate my local area connection icon so that i can put two ip addresses.
can anyone help me with this.

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by tmalo627 In reply to Re: Networking

Adding a second IP address to one network card is fairly simple, but what exactly are you trying to accomplish? Is adding a second IP address going to achieve your desired results??

Control Panel > Network Connections > Right click on your adapter > Properties > Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) > Properties > Advanced Then click the Add button under the section that says IP address. Make sure your subnet mask is correct, and VOILA!!

Post back if this doesn't get you to your final goal.

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by Snuffy09 In reply to Well

he needs different ip for different location (home and away)

has me confused too

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As I'm shaking my head....

by Darryl~ Moderator In reply to Re: Networking

I'm thinking you're not going to graduate from your Networking course.

1 IP per NIC at one need a second NIC to run 2 at the same time.....duplicating your network connection icon does have to create a new connection.

Like the previous posters asked....explain what it is you're trying to do.

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