How do I find out the MAC address of my computer? (Windows)

  • Click the Start icon
  • Click Control Panel
  • Select Network and Internet
  • Click Network and Sharing Centre
  • Select Change Adapter Settings from the list on the left hand side
  • You may have a separate icon for your Wireless connection, Ethernet (Wired) and a Virtual WiFi MiniPort. Each has its own MAC address.
  • Right click on the connection you are trying to find the MAC address for and select Properties
  • Hover your mouse over the text box underneath connect using . Your MAC address will appear in the tooltip and is made up of 12 characters e.g. 00:11:22:AA:66:DD

  • To use your computer on the AU network you will need to register this MAC address ( How do I do this? )
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