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Finding a MAC Address through Command Prompt

This article outlines how to find the MAC Address on your Windows 7, Windows 10, or Mac computer.

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Finding your hardware address (MAC Address) on a Windows 7 or Windows 10 computer
Finding your hardware address (MAC Address) on a Mac

Finding your hardware address (MAC Address) on a Windows 7 or Windows 10 computer:

1. Click on the start menu or hit Windows + R on your keyboard.

2. Type in cmd and hit enter or click open.  Below is what the results should resemble once the command prompt has opened.

CMD

 3.  In the command prompt, type in ipconfig /all as shown below. 

 Ipconfigall

4. Hit Enter.  Look for the heading called Ethernet Adapter Local Area Connection.

5. Under this category, look for the Physical Address.  This is your Wired MAC Address.

ipconfigran

6. Now look for the heading that is called Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection.

7. Under this category look for the Physical Address.  This is your Wireless MAC Address.

Finding your hardware address (MAC Address) on a Mac:

1. Click on System Preferences  navigate to the apple and select System Preferences

2.  Navigate to the Network icon and, once its opened, check to see the Ethernet tab is selected.

3.  From the Ethernet tab, click Advanced.

Ethernet-Edited

4. Navigate to the Hardware Tab.  Your Wired MAC Address will be listed here.

Ethernet-Mac-Edited

5.  Now navigate to the Wifi tab and select the Advanced button.

 WIFIAHHH

6.Navigate to the Hardware tab.  Your Wireless MAC address will be listed here.

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Keywords:MAC address ipconfig /all cmd MAC address command prompt   Doc ID:28810
Owner:Kim M.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2013-02-26 15:45 CDTUpdated:2020-04-13 13:54 CDT
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