If I have a MAC represented as:
is that the same as:
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You would add the leading zeros, not repeat single characters (so
Chances are that the application in question just didn't format its output correctly with the leading zeros.
If you wanted to (somewhat) verify this, you could use a MAC lookup tool to check the manufacturer of the device.
According to MAC_Find, the