As per the screenshot, when you have these:
- Tunnel Adapter Local Area Connection* 13
- Tunnel Adapter Local Area Connection* 17
Vista - Anyone know what "Tunnel Adapters" are in ipconfig?
Puppy Breath - Re: Anyone know what "Tunnel Adapters" are in ipconfig?:
Tunneling is how you do secure (encrypted) communications across an
untrusted network (the Internet). Those look like
IPv6 tunneling. See these pages:
or search for "Vista Teredo Tunneling" or something like that at MS or
ipconfig shows 'tunnel adapter' what is it?:
Forum Editor - Posted August 19, 2007 at 12:36PM
it's pretty dry and complicated, and a full explanation would have us
both asleep in minutes.
Suffice it to say that it's concerned with a Windows networking
component called IPv6, which handles network addressing.
You could disable IPv6 if you don't want these to display
How Do I Find the MAC Address (Physical Address) of My PC?
Lots of information will be displayed, but what you need is in the
Ethernet Adapter Local Area Connection section. Write down the
Physical Address that looks like "0A-B1-C2-D3-E4-F5". This is the "MAC
Your MAC Address (Physical Address) almost always starts with a zero.
If you're writing down a number that does not start with "0" you've
probably got the wrong number.
Standard Group MAC Addresses: A Tutorial Guide
I think the first two bits bar the odd exception are 00, so I am not sure why yours wouldn't:
This document implies that for an individually, globally assigned MAC
address the first two bits will be zero. The first two hexadecimal
digits of the MAC address (i.e. '08') represent the first eight bits
and, in your case, the first two bits are, infact, zero.