How do I find my MAC Address?

Operating Systems: Windows XP, 2000, ME, 98, NT and Mac OS


    IPConfig Utility (Windows 98/ME/XP/2000/NT)
    Macintoshes (OS 9 and OS X)
    For PDA MAC address, please refer to your manual or consult with the manufacturer.

 

IPConfig Utility (Windows 98/ME/XP/2000/NT)

Go to the Start button. Select Run.

Type command into the Open box and click OK. This opens DOS (Command) Prompt window.

Type ipconfig  /all |more (use shift key along with the key above Enter for " | " character) and enter at the DOS prompt like below:

(If you have multiple adapters you will see information for each one.  You can hit enter to view more if all data doesn't fit on screen)

C:\WINDOWS\Desktop>ipconfig /all |more

 Windows IP Configuration

    Host Name . . . . . . . . . : 
    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . : 209.166.160.45
    DNS Servers . . . . . . . . : 209.166.160.46
    Node Type . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
    NetBIOS Scope ID. . . . . . :
    IP Routing Enabled. . . . . : No
    WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . : No
    NetBIOS Resolution Uses DNS : Yes

 Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

    Description . . . . . . . . :
    Physical Address. . . . . . : 00-22-WP-EC-23-3C  < ------ we need this for wireless
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    IP Address. . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.15
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
    Primary WINS Server . . . . :
    Secondary WINS Server . . . :
    Lease Obtained. . . . . . . :
    Lease Expires . . . . . . . :

 Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

    Description . . . . . . . . : Fast Ethernet Adapter
    Physical Address. . . . . . : 00-10-AF-EC-21-3C  < ------ we need this local connection
    DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    IP Address. . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.15
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
    Primary WINS Server . . . . :
    Secondary WINS Server . . . :
    Lease Obtained. . . . . . . :
    Lease Expires . . . . . . . :

 

IMPORTANT:  We need the 6 double digits that are located next to the Physical Address for your Wireless Adapter, and for your Local Area Adapter (If you have Local Area Adapter Card)


For any questions or problems, please contact Mario Brooks or Bianca Yoosefian at ext. 5712 or 5776


 

Macintoshes (OS 9 and OS X)

 

Macintoshes running OS 9 you can get the Airport Card MAC address by doing the following:

1. From the Apple Menu Control Panels, choose TCP/IP
2. From TCP/IP , choose connect via Airport (for Wireless) or Built in Ethernet (for Ethernet card)
3. From the FILE Menu, choose Get Info
4 A dialog box will pop up.
5. The MAC address will be listed next to HARDWARE ADDRESS. It will look like 00 50 E4 E6 A3 18

Macintoshes running OS X you can get the wireless MAC address by doing the following:

1. From the Apple Menu in the upper left choose System Preferences.
2. Choose the Network Preferences and select Airport (for Wireless) or Built in Ethernet (for Ethernet card) from the Show menu
3. The MAC address will be listed at the bottom of the TCP/IP tab as the "Airport ID" or "Ethernet Address"

Note:  We need the 6 double digits that are for your Wireless Adapter, and for your Local Area Adapter (If you have Local Area Adapter Card)


For any questions or problems, please contact Mario Brooks or Bianca Yoosefian at ext. 5712 or 5776