At the lowest networking level, network interfaces attached to a network use MAC addresses to communicate with one another.
The web address you type gets translated to the IP address of the server. Your computer sends the request to your router, which then sends it out onto the Internet. At the hardware level of your network card, though, your network card is only looking at other MAC addresses for interfaces on the same network. Bear in mind that each network interface has its own MAC address. So, on a typical laptop with both a Wi-Fi radio and a wired Ethernet port, the wireless and wired network interface each have their own unique MAC addresses.
Most network cards allow you to set a custom MAC address from their configuration panes in the Device Manager, although some network drivers may not support this feature. First, open the Device Manager. Click Continue on warning message window.
Change MAC Address on Windows 7
Change MAC address dialog appears. Using this dialog you may generate a random MAC address or type your own value. In Windows 7, you may see a warning message window if the new MAC address of wireless adapter is not an available value. You can correct the value or leave the same. The MAC Address will be changed after automatic connection restart.
Just in case you are not able to connect to internet after this procedure
It's too easy. Just Start the tool and you'll get to know how. See Screenshots. Just Download it, and Run the executable. You should enter the MAC address without the dashes.
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How do I Change Physical/MAC Address for "Wireless Network Connection"?
Problem I currently use a Intel R Centrino R Advanced-N network adapter, and I need to spoof the mac address in order to test security on my network. The problem is that the latest driver for this adapter does not allow spoofing. Could someone point me in the right direction as to how I can change my mac address? Matt Walker Matt Walker 1 1 1 silver badge 2 2 bronze badges. What kind of network is that?
Change OS X MAC Address
Residential, office,? However, there are testing suites for Linux, and XPS 15 has full support for the Ubuntu distribution. Maybe you can try that way.