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Doesnt appear to have MAC cloning... is there a hack?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Please follow the instructions which fits the Mac OS that is being run: OSX 1. Click on the Apple menu and select the System Preferences option. 2. In the "System Preferences" window, Select Network. 3. When the "Network" Window opens, select Built-in Ethernet and/or Airport from the "Show" Menu. 4. Once you do this, look near the bottom and you will see the Ethernet Address or Aiport ID. This is the MAC Address, make note of it. OS9 and below 1. Click on the Apple menu option. 2. Go to the Utilities folder 3. Open the program called Apple System Profiler 4. Select the System Profile tab 5. Under Network Overview > Appletalk> 6. Once there you will find the Hardware address, this is the MAC Address, make note of it.
Posted on Feb 16, 2006
OSX 1. Click on the Apple menu and select the System Preferences option. 2. In the "System Preferences" window, Select Network. 3. When the "Network" Window opens, select Built-in Ethernet and/or Airport from the "Show" Menu. 4. Once you do this, look near the bottom and you will see the Ethernet Address or Aiport ID. This is the MAC Address, make note of it. OS9 and below 1. Click on the Apple menu option. 2. Go to the Utilities folder 3. Open the program called Apple System Profiler 4. Select the System Profile tab 5. Under Network Overview > Appletalk> 6. Once there you will find the Hardware address, this is the MAC Address, make note of it.
Posted on Feb 16, 2006
SOURCE: actiontex gt704wg mac cloning
If Actiontec doesn't have your answer, then you'll want to get a separate hub or router to connect both computers.
Posted on Jan 29, 2008
SOURCE: MAC address cloning
Hi killer - MAC (Media Access Control) cloning is used to clone your MAC address.
Some ISPs (most notably MediaOne) use your NIC's MAC address to authenticate your service. When you change the computer that you have connected to your cable modem service, you usually have to call up Tech Support and give them the MAC address of the NIC in the new machine. Since hardware routers have the equivalent of a NIC on their WAN port in order to connect to your cable modem, you would have to do the same thing if you're installing a router.
Recently, however, some ISPs have started to recognize the MAC addresses of popular routers and disconnect service if a router is detected. Fortunately, many router manufacturers are including the capability to either set the router WAN port MAC address to anything you want, or copy it from a computer connected to the router LAN side. You can check the Router comparison chart under "Mac addr. clone" to see which routers support this feature. Then consult the router's documentation for directions on using the feature.
So basically, it's used to fool ISPs into thinking there isn't a router. If the router has the same MAC address as either your NIC card or your modem the ISP won't detect and service won't be interrupted. Most ISPs don't do this so iy's rarely needed.
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Posted on May 22, 2008
SOURCE: MAC address
Why do you want to clone the router's MAC address?
If you want the router's MAC address, go to the Admin (I believe it is) page.
That button is for cloning your Desktop or Laptop computer's MAC address, and unless you are being instructed to, there is no need to.
Posted on Jan 19, 2009
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Nov 19, 2010 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router
NOTE: The image may vary depending on the computer and modem you're using.
Connecting the Devices Together
After confirming the Internet connection through the modem, connect the modem to the Internet port of the router; connect the computer to any of the four Ethernet ports at the back of the router. For instructions, click here.
Checking the Router's LEDs
After connecting the devices together, check the lights on the front panel of the router. Ensure that the Internet light, as well as numbered light corresponding to the Ethernet port where the computer is connected, is lit. For further instructions, click here.
Setting Up a Linksys Router for Cable Internet Connection
Access the router's web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.
NOTE: If you are using a Mac computer to access the router's web-based setup page, click here.
On the Setup tab, click the MAC Address Clone sub-tab.
Select Enabled then click Clone My PC's MAC.
Click Save Settings.
Click the Status tab.
Check the Internet IP Address. If the Internet IP Address has numbers, this means the router has been properly configured. You should now be able to access the Internet. If you're still unable to access the Internet, powercycle the modem, the router and then restart the computer.
NOTE: If the IP address is still 0.0.0.0, click IP Address Release then, click IP Address Renew. If this does not change the IP Address, powercycle the modem, the router and then restart the computer.
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