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How do i change the ip address on a Mac G5

Hi...my boss needs me to walk him through setting his Macintosh G5 to a static IP address. I'm not familiar with how to go about this @ all.  I know it's an older mac (no intel chip) . Can someone provide simple step by step instructions that i can explain over the phone to  someone who is not so tech savy. Also ..i am very unfamiliar with the mac desktop.  Thanks in advance.  I also need to change dns, subnet and gateway.


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Pull down the Apple Menu to System Preference. The System Preferences panel will pop up (similar to Win Control Panels). Look for the Network Preferences. Click on it. Choose the TCP/IP tab. Change "Connect Using DHCP" to "Connect Manually" (NOT "Connect using DHCP with manual").  Type in the IP address, Gateway Address, Subnet Mask (usually and put in the IP addresses of the primary and secondary Domain Name Servers on separate lines in the Domain Name Server box. (If you don't have the DNS IP's, you can try substituting the IP address of the Gateway. This may or may not work depending on what you are trying to connect to.)

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