How to find a MAC address of PC or Laptop

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How to find a MAC address of PC or Laptop

Follow these instructions if you need to find your computer’s Media Access Control address (MAC address). It is the unique identifier of a network adapter.  The MAC address is a 6-digit hexadecimal number, which is normally written as a twelve character alphanumeric string with a colon (:) or other separating character after every second character:

Example of a MAC address:  00:00:00:a1:2b:cc

Windows Vista, Windows 7: Windows 8 and 10

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. In the Run text box, type cmd.  This will open the command window.
  3. At the command prompt, type ipconfig /all.

  1. Copy down the “Physical Address” (aka the MAC address) from the “Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection” section.
  2. Close the command prompt window.

2nd Method

Step 1: Click the Start menu and then select Control Panel to open it. The Control Panel menu is displayed.

Step 2: From the Control Panel menu, select Network Sharing Center.

3.Now click on your active Network Connection

4.. This will open up a dialog box titled Wireless Network Connection details.Then click on details it will show MAC Address of your laptop