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Looking up the MAC address

Apple OS X

  • under the Apple, chose "Preferences"
  • locate the "Network" Panel and open it
  • in the Network Preference Panel, use the "Ethernet" tab.
  • locate the ethernet adapter description. Example: 00-B0-D0-86-BB-F7

Windows 2000 and XP

  • click on Start and Choose Run.
  • type cmd into the text box.
  • at the prompt type ipconfig /all and hit Enter. (Note: there is a space between ipconfig and the forward slash.)
  • locate your ethernet adapter description. Under description, you will see the category labled Physical Address: the the righ is your MAC address. Example: 00-B0-D0-86-BB-F7

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