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Whenever you are travelling, connecting to test networks or similar, you have to toggle between DHCP and static IPs, turn proxies on and off, change routes etc.

It was just a matter of time until I needed a program like NetSetMan (Network Settings Manager) again. Unfortunately our company doesn't have a license and the free version does not allow commercial use.

Therefore I'm looking for a free alternative that at least allows

  • defining 5 or more profiles
  • supports static IPs and DHCP
  • supports switching the DNS server
  • supports setting up a proxy
  • supports setting up routes (ideally but optional for now, since I don't need this feature urgently)
  • is gratis
  • works on Windows
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I'm using Free IP Switcher.

It meets the requirements like this:

  • allows defining 5 configurations ("sets") by default. More can be added. The sets can be renamed.

    Sets

  • supports static IPs and DHCP

    IP and DHCP

  • supports switching the DNS server

    DNS server

  • supports setting up a proxy

    Proxy

  • is gratis. It asks for registration, but this step can be skipped.

  • works on Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8 officially

It does not support changing routes and you can't change multiple adapters in one set.

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In addition to your answer, there is another tool: Simple IP Config

Description

Simple IP Config is a small ip changer utility to change common Windows network settings quickly and easily. This includes IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway, and DNS Server.

Features

  • View / Change IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway, DNS Server
  • Simple, easy to use interface
  • Small size - less than 1MB download!
  • No install necessary - even run from USB
  • Enable / Disable Network Adapters
  • Save unlimited number of profiles for quickly changing settings
  • Free

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