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Can't find mac address on my acer to connect to wireless network at work

It connected fine at my friends wireless, and also two others, but here at work it won't accept my mac address. what else can i try or is there another mac address i need?

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  • fire_wolf71 Oct 27, 2008

    somebody help me please!!!

  • fire_wolf71 Oct 27, 2008

    ??? anyone??? so much for helping, the experts hiding???

  • fire_wolf71 Oct 28, 2008

    thank you, the problem was they were adding the wrong address to the work wireless system, thank you, I am up and running now! have a great day Drlalitv!

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I think the wireless at your work filter computers based on their MAC address as a security measure hence you are unable to connect..
to find your comp's MAC address follow this:

  • From the Start button select Run
  • In the box which appears type cmd and click OK
  • A new windows will appear - at the prompt type ipconfig /all
  • The MAC address will be referred to as the Physical Address and is made up of 12 characters e.g. 00-D1-AB-F2-G3-89
    You will have a separate MAC address for your wireless card and your Ethernet card. Make sure you use the correct one

  • do ask the admin of your work wireless system to add your comp's MAC address so that you are able to connect..
    am no expert but love to help out...hope it helps you...all the best!

    Posted on Oct 28, 2008

    • Lalit Varadpande
      Lalit Varadpande Oct 29, 2008

      am glad the problem got solved!have a great day!


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