how to change ip address in less then a minute. For now it will take 2 to 3 minutes but with some practice you can do this within a minute. *.Click on "Start" in the bottom left corner of the screen. *.Click on "RUN"Type in "command" and click OK You should be now at MSDOS prompt Screen *.Type "ipconfig /release" just like that, and press "enter" *.Type "exit" and leave the prompt *.Right-click on "Network Places" or "My Network Places" on your desktop. *.Click on "properties" Now you should be on a screen with something titled "Local Area Connection", or something similar to that, and, if you have a network hooked up, all of your other networks. *.Right click on "Local Area Connection" and click "properties" *.Double-click on the "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" from the list under the "General" tab *.Click on "Use the following IP address" under the "General" tab *.Create an IP address (It doesn't matter what it is) *.Press "Tab" and it should automatically fill in the "Subnet Mask" section with default numbers. *.Press the "Ok" button here *.Hit the "Ok" button again Now you should be back to the "Local Area Connection" screen. *.Right-click back on "Local Area Connection" and go to properties again. *.Go back to the "TCP/IP" settings *.This time, select "Obtain an IP address automatically" *.Click on "Ok" *.Hit "Ok" again. *.Now you have a New IP address.