Find a MAC Address on Windows Vista

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Instructions

NOTE: These instructions apply to both Windows Vista and Windows 7.

Step 1: Open cmd

Type cmd into the find input box (this input also doubles as the typical run dialog if you press enter) and press enter.

Step 2: Run ipconfig

Type ipconfig /all to display information about your network adapters.

Step 3: Extract the Physical Address (MAC Address)

The physical (MAC) address should be found typically under:

  • Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection for the Wireless connection
  • Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection for Wired connection
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