My Windows 7 PC doesn't show me my MAC address

October 7, 2012 at 04:04:59
Specs: Windows 7

My PC doesn't show me my MAC address. When I type ipconfig in cmd it says "ipconfig is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file." What can I do?

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October 7, 2012 at 05:23:33

Try the command "getmac" instead.

Just as a matter of interest, why do you need to know your MAC address?

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October 7, 2012 at 05:56:25

getmac doesn't work either. I need my MAC address because i'm a student and they give us internet personally, for every pc's MAC. So I gotta tell them mine

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October 7, 2012 at 09:21:45

Sounds like there are some files missing from your install. (I take it you are using an account with administrator privileges.)

Ask your IT people to look at it; they should be able to determine the MAC fairly easily.

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October 7, 2012 at 10:15:02

It sounds like your PATH is messed up. Don't mess up your PATH. In the meantime, you can attempt the following:

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October 7, 2012 at 10:22:54

ipconfig /all command show connected real adapters. Some virtual machine adapters may show up as 0's

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October 7, 2012 at 11:02:03

You may want to read the OP.

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October 9, 2012 at 04:40:06

Open Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network and Sharing Center. Then click Local Network Connection. Here you have a button named Details... Click it and you will see Physical Address. That is your MAC address. Something like XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX

Please note that each network adapter, whether wired or wireless, has a MAC address given to it and this MAC address is unique. If you connect Wirelessly, you will have a different MAC address.


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