Static IP?

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Tata indicom users, do you have a Static or Dynamic ip??i seem to be getting 2 or 3 differnt ips every time i log on! one starting with 61 and the other with 211..Arent we supposed to have Static ips? Thats what i was told when i got my connection...
 
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If u have router connection u must have got a static ip and if u have a modem connection ur ip will keep on changing. I previously got modem connection but recently changed to router. Personal IP in 500 rs is not bad at all ;)
 
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Thanks hitman, they've given me an old BIPAC 7000 modem...If you dont mind my asking, why did you opt for a router?
 
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There were quite a few reasons. First the drivers of modem which was smc 7007 keep conflicting with something and whenever the line trips my pc would restart . It wasn't sorted even after multiple window reinstallations and also driver reinstall too. Secondly my work is web development so it is pain to keep uploading to server for clients demo. So i just provide them the url to my ip and they check the demo. Moresoever sharing is easy with ur friends as u don't need to upload the things just give them the link and they will do the rest ;) Also if i want i can host my site on it but as my pc is on for 16-20 hrs a day so 3rd party hosting is fine.
 
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uh...if you're using DHCP then you should be getting a dynamic IP ;)
 


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^^Whats a DHCP? Oh never mind.. i'll google for it... i hate being a noob..
 
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i was just about to point you to a very educational website. Oh well here it is anyway!
 
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^^ Aw c'mon max, just tell me any "educational" website if you know (if it is easy to understand)
 
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