Thursday, June 9, 2011

Find Mac Address

Learn how to find your Mac Address. Mac Address is called Media Access Control. The MAC address is a number used by network adapters to uniquely identify themselves on a LAN.

This article will help you to find Mac address.


  1. Click on the start menu and select "Run".

  2. Type "cmd" without the quotes and press Enter. At the command prompt, type "IPCONFIG/ALL" without the quotes.

  3. Your MAC address is listed as the "Physical Address" usually underneath the "Ethernet adapter local connection" header.

  4. If you are using Windows Vista, follow the same steps except click "Start" and go to "All Programs", then select "Accessories", and select "Run".

  5. If you are connected to a network, you can open "Network Connections", select your Local Area Connection and right click to select "Status". On the support tab, click "Details". Your mac address is listed as "Physical Address" in the Network Connection Details.

  6. It is possible to spoof your MAC address using specific software. This is usually done to try to bypass MAC address filtering on a wireless network.
Tips and Warnings!!
  • Your MAC Address can also be found with third party networking utilities, or by checking the network adapter properties under Device Manager.