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If you really need to change you ip address you go to the
in nano, ed, vi or whatever editor you use. You then edit the appropriate information. This file may be different in whatever os your using. However, you shouldn't need to change this setting; most computers are already set up to receive email etc.
actually, I am posting to twitter and no one is replying to my messages. the messages are showing up in the public timeline but for some reason only my tweets are not being answered/responded to. I think it might have to do with my ip address. when I asked on twitter how to change my ip address and if there is any other reason why no one is responding to my publicly visible tweets I received no response. it is the same case with my forum posts. when I ask questions on forums no one responds to my questions. I also receive no response when I send email messages. thanks.
You've got replies in this forum and you've replied to the replies, so forum posts do work. One of the reasons why people don't respond to forum posts is that they don't know the answers to question.
For emails, you might have set a wrong reply-to address and when people reply, it bounces. Or they don't consider the email worth a response (no offense intended) or (again) don't know the answer to the question.
You can send an email to buggerup001 at hotmail dot com and I will reply. Subject line must be lq417544155, else I will not reply. Please post here when you've done so and I will check my hotmail account.
With regards to ip address, it's more than likely dynamically allocated by your ISP and you can not really change that. It might change after a reboot of your modem, but that's about it.
Last edited by Wim Sturkenboom; 12-17-2012 at 06:18 AM.
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thank you very much for your response. I just finished sending an email to the account you provided. perhaps I didn't explain very well in the first post. by changing an ip address I meant anonymous websurfing through the use of a web proxy or an anonymizer software www.torproject.org. is there any type of proxy which after connecting to it, it gives me an ip address which does not have any open ports. running a port scan on the assigned ip address should yield no open ports. also the assigned ip address is not listed on proxy lists. I am looking for a proxy server which gives me an ip address that has neither any open ports and the assigned ip address is not listed in proxy lists. is there a specific name given to those types of proxies. thanks a lot for your assistance.