A MAC address is a unique identifier for network adapters or network interface cards.

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Office 2010 evaluation registration

I would like to evaluate Office 2010. The thing is that the installation and registration is executed online. However, when I recover my laptop to its original factory shipped status it seems that I ...
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How can I randomize my MAC address on boot on both iOS and Mac OS X?

I would like my MAC addresses on my Mac OS X (iMac) and iOS devices (iPhone, iPad) to be randomized on boot. I have no idea how to generate the random MAC, nor to insert it into the boot process. Any ...
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What is a MAC address, and what does it reveal about me?

Does my MAC address list my name, ect? How do I find out exactly what the MAC address tells me? I know it's the "physical address" of my laptop, but what exactly does that mean? This is what my MAC ...
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How to know if a network is locked by MAC address

If I unplug a internet cable from another PC and plug it in my laptop, but it says no internet connection. Then I've been told that the network restrict certain MAC address. My question is that is ...
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linux software to query the skyhook database

I'm a Ubuntu user. I'm looking for some software which will query the Skyhook database with the MAC addresses of all the wifi hotspots in range of my computer and display the results. I'm looking for ...
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How to use the same internet connection over two machines with different MAC addresses?

My service provider does some binding to my Ethernet MAC address. So, I am not able to use the connection on a second machine that I need to use (I need to use both the machines, though not at the ...
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Is there any harm in changing the mac address of my LAN adapter?

My internet provider has done static binding to thee MAC address of my adapter. Now I need to use the same internet connection on another machine also. So, I figure that one way of doing that is to ...
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Change MAC Address on Windows 7 - BootCamp (Macintosh)

I need to change my MAC address on my Windows 7 partition on my Macbook Pro. I have tried changing the registry value on my Windows to spoof my address, but that didn't work. I have also tried to use ...
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Given a PC's MAC address, can I find its IP?

Is there a way to get the IP address when all you have is the MAC of an item?
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Do laptop docking stations have their own MAC addresses?

My laptop has an ethernet connection, and there's another on the docking station. Can I connect using both at the same time? Will they have different MAC addresses? I'm assuming the ethernet port ...
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Why is IP to MAC address translation needed?

On networks that use the TCP/IP protocol, why is the IP address translated into a MAC address? I mean, when every device knows its IP, why further use the MAC address and not use the IP number as ...
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How do I find the MAC address of my laptop?

I tried to find out the MAC address in my notebook by Run → cmd → config /all but I didn't find it there. How do I find the MAC address of my laptop?
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Assign IP's to certian mac addresses in dd-wrt

I have a Linksys WRT54G/GL/GS that I am running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) vpn - build 13064 on it and for the life of me I can not find a way to assign ip's based on Mac address. Basically I have a ...
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How to blacklist a problem Wi-Fi access point by MAC address in Mac OS X

So I am a small Mac-user cog in a larger Windows-based network machine. The network here works fine for most everyone else (on PCs), but I have random timeouts and issues with the Wi-Fi. Luckily, I ...
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Shorthand MAC addresses

If I have a MAC represented as: 0:b:23:26:32:52 is that the same as: 00:0b:23:26:32:52 or: 00:bb:23:26:32:52 ?
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Why did MAC-Adress Cloning Fix My Router?

I have a Belkin router, and about a year ago, I suddenly lost my internet connectivity from Comcast. The internet worked fine when I plugged it right into my laptop, so I just ignored it. When I ...
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How do the routers communicate with each other?

Let's say that i want make a request a to a web page which is hosted in Europe (i live in USA).My packets only consist the IP address of the web page, first the domain name to ip address ...
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IP Address vs MAC addresses

why do we need ip addresses if mac address is enough to identify the machine???
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Is looking for Wi-Fi access points purely passive?

Say I carry a Wi-Fi enabled phone or laptop through an area where there are WAPs. Assuming that I don't actively try to connect to them or otherwise interact with them, is it possible for the owner ...
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Discover MAC address

I've to setup a bunch of servers, and I need to discover their MAC addresses with the following setup: MacBookPro >----------< Server The Macbook Pro is directly connected (not behind a ...
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Does a USB modem have its own MAC Address?

My USB modem is now showing its MAC address in ipconfig /all. So does that mean that a USB modem has its own MAC address?
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Is your MAC address revealed when you hit up a website?

When you hit up a site, such as cnn.com, does the TCP/IP packet contain the MAC address of your network card? Could cnn.com theoretically record my MAC address?
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How do I find out the Mac Address Firefox submits for Geolocation?

I moved, but have the same router and cable box. Now when I visit Google Maps it still shows my old location. I went to the SkyhookWireless update page to update my Mac Address with my new location. ...
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WiFi IP filtering?

Is it possible for a WiFi host to filter WiFi service by a computer's local IP, similar to how it's possible to filter WiFi clients by MAC Address?
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Spoof MAC address from IP command

I'm trying to spoof my MAC address on a modified version of Linux (Android). The main problem is that because it has been stripped down, the ifconfig command has been taken out, and I only can use the ...
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Network interface missing in ubuntu after changing MAC address

Hi I'm using Ubuntu Server on my VirtualBox. But I changed the MAC address of the NIC from virtual box settings. But now I cannot find the interface when I enter ifconfig. What should I do?
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MAC address spoofing not working in Windows

In Windows 7 I tried setting my MAC address by changing it via adapter properties (Locally Administered MAC Address), but ipconfig /all still shows the old address, even after rebooting. Any hints?
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In computer networks, when is a MAC address used and when is an IP Address used?

MAC address and IP address are used to uniquely identify a computer. When is an IP address used and when is a MAC address used?
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Can a Virtual PC emulate a mac address for the network card too?

Can a Virtual PC emulate a mac address for the network card too? It probably is possible but I think the Virtual PC / VirtualBox / VMWare / Parallel, all probably won't support it as the mac address ...
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How do I locate the MAC address of my computer?

I am unable to locate the MAC address in a new computer with Windows 7. I've tried ipconfig /all in the console to which I got no items match your search. I also tried getmac. A screen flashed very ...
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Is it possible to change my MAC address?

The wikipedia article on MAC address mentions that it is stored in the ROM of the NIC. How can the MAC address be changed then?
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How do you get the Mac-address of a Networking Card in Windows?

I'm running XP SP2 and need to get the MAC address of the card running on this machine. Where do I get that from?
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Can a MAC address be traced?

Can the MAC address of a computer be traced to the serial number of a computer? I have the MAC address that is trying to break into my wireless router. Knowing the serial number of the computer would ...
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How do I change the MAC address of my network card?

I have a local network in a Windows system where the Admin gives permission to the PCs by their MAC address. But he is on vacations and I have a new PC. How can I change the MAC address of my new PC ...
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Inverse ARP lookup

How can I do an inverse ARP lookup in Windows and/or Linux? Say that I have the MAC address of wireless access point which is up and running in the network, but I forgot it's IP address?
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Why is MAC-based authentication insecure?

Most wireless routers can use MAC-based authentication as part of their overall security scheme. It seems like a good idea, but I've heard that it is very ineffective, because it's easy to spoof MAC ...
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What happens when two computers on the same network have the same MAC address?

I was reading an article on WEP cracking, which said that filtering MAC addresses was not enough, since there are tools to change what the computer reports as its MAC address. This made me wonder ...
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Change MAC address for TEW-444UB wifi USB connector?

The free wifi networks in the public libraries where I live only allow 2h/day share. They use the MAC address to check if a user has used up his daily quota. To bypass this limitation, I'd like to ...