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Is There A Way Not To Have To Change My Pc's Ip?


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#1 linnx88

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Posted 05 May 2003 - 05:57 PM

Hi,

I currently have a Belkin switch (i'm too poor to upgrade to a router smile.gif
And everything works great when I disconnect my pc cable and change my PC's IP to become a gateway for the xbox. But in Windows XP there's an Alternate Configuration opetion in TCP/IP properties where i can type in another IP, etc.....is there a way to store an alternative ip there so when i want to connect to the xbox, i just switch with 1 click or whatever, without having to retype the 192.x.x.x ip for my computer all the time?! Thanx

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Posted 05 May 2003 - 09:44 PM

Well since your using WinXP it's not that hard as long as you don't mind a bit of dos.
First set your computer to the first configuration you would like to save.
run cmd
type
netsh dump >configA.txt
Set your computer to the x box config you would like to save and
run cmd
type
netsh dump >configB.txt

Move the txt files to a dir of your choice, I use c:\config
To reload your settings create a batch menu or just a pair of shortcuts.
For Normal
%windir%\System32\netsh.exe -f c:\config\configA.txt
For Xbox
%windir%\System32\netsh.exe -f c:\config\configB.txt

Edited by XeroKitsune, 05 May 2003 - 09:45 PM.


#3 Xeero

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Posted 05 May 2003 - 09:46 PM

Good info. Moved to FAQ forum.

#4 vizi0n

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Posted 06 May 2003 - 01:29 PM

you could as well set 2 ips on your network card and that would do it

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Posted 07 May 2003 - 09:23 AM

theres already a tut on this if anyone is having problems with it:

http://64.191.7.244/...tch-network.php




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