To find your mac address in Windows XP

Your computers Mac address or physical address can be used as a part of your wireless network security. If you have this security enabled, your router will only let the computers into the network with the corresponding mac address .

To find your mac address in Windows XP there are two ways

The first way to find your mac address

  1. Double click on the internet icon (near the time) in your system tray.
  2. Choose the support tab
  3. Then choose details.
  4. It will be labelled the physical address.
  5. It will look like this 00-D8-85-F8-D5-52 with 12 numbers.

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You can also

  1. Open a run command box. Startmenu>run
  2. Type in cmd /k ipconfig /all
  3. Once again it will be labelled physical address

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