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    Finding MAC Address, Windows 7, No Permissions

    I need to find the MAC address on my daughter's school computer. It's locked down to the basement. No cmd, no Local Network access. Suggestions?

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    Open a command window and type: ipconfig /all

    Oh sorry I did not see, no cmd, unsure then. Ask admin at school.
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    WSC3,

    You could boot it using a Linux Live CD and get the information that way.
    Or if it's connected to your router you can go into the DHCP clients Table and find the MAC addresses there.
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    Thx. It seems like it ought to be so easy... I'm trying to get the MAC address so I can allow her access to my router, which is MAC filtered. I'm guessing you can't see it in the DHCP clients table until it connects???

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    Quote Originally Posted by WSC3 View Post
    Thx. It seems like it ought to be so easy... I'm trying to get the MAC address so I can allow her access to my router, which is MAC filtered. I'm guessing you can't see it in the DHCP clients table until it connects???
    You can always temporarily remove the mac filtering, allow her to connect, register the mac address (view it in your routers control pages), restore mac filtering. If you have other protection measures, such as proper wireless encryption, doing that should not put you at risk.

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    I have the Ultimate Boot CD. Is there a way to boot to here and get at it?

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