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Thread: Changing IP Address
07-11-2012, 03:09 AM #1
Changing IP Address
I am in the US Marine Corps and have just been stationed in Iwakuni, Japan. I can't read Japanese, but half the web pages I load redirect me to .co.jp. In order to avoid having to constantly change the pages back to English, I want to alter my IP address to one in the US. I've found several tutorials, but with the constant language change and the fact that I'm jetlagged beyond belief, I frankly don't have the patience to figure it out myself. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
07-11-2012, 07:42 AM #2
I think this tutorial should help you out, it's meant for OS X so it should hopefully work. Change IP Address on Mac OS X (Firefox/Safari)I will no longer be very active here anymore due to a variety of reasons.
07-11-2012, 06:46 PM #3
You could also use a VPN service. Safer too. StrongVPN costs like $55 p/y. High Speed VPN Accounts, 24 Hour Live Help and Unlimited BandwidthUntil the next time… And if I help you out, give me a "Thanks!" Thanks!
07-11-2012, 09:34 PM #4
As Scoops said; it is best for you to get a VPN to funnel your connection through.
07-12-2012, 02:38 AM #5
That definitely looks like the best option. Thank you very much.
09-02-2012, 10:01 PM #6
You can try browing with the Tor Browser. In TOR you can set your location to the US so it will stop displaying pages in japanese.mod edit/link removed
09-03-2012, 10:34 AM #7
This question was solved a while ago...I will no longer be very active here anymore due to a variety of reasons.