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How can i change its MAC address

In which option i can change the MAC address of the aoi-906 router?

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  • johnnyb13 Nov 10, 2007

    The MAC address is different than the one assigned to me from my broadband compagny so after filling all the informations for PPPoE I still cant connect to the internet, its like iwas not connected and when i check my status on the router it says PPPoE disconnected.

  • johnnyb13 Dec 10, 2007

    man 10x for ur comment but i dont know how to do what you did?

    can u pls give me a step by step of what i should do?

    thanks a lot man

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Are you sure the MAC Address is the proper solution. Perhaps a review of your ISP's information could yield another solution. I recently got ATT Yahoo DSL and had to "Bridge the modem" a configuration chage to allow the PPPoE logon from my router instead of using the default PPPoE logon in the Modem which would have limited my DSL to a single user.

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

  • david Dec 10, 2007

    First my basic understanding of the issue is that your AOI-906 router when connected to your ISP's device probably a modem does not allow a computer connected to connect to the internet.



    Was this setup tested with a wired connection to the lan meaning the issue is not wireless related?



    Does this issue only occur only on wireless and not when wired meaning it is a wireless issue?



    Did you upgrade the computer to Windows Vista recently and could your computer be missing drivers?



    Second -- the requirements for router setup and other devices is dependent on your internet service provider (ISP)



    Do you have and will you provide a link to your ISPs support web page?



    If not can and will you supply your ISP's name?



    If your ISP is cable related such as Road Runner can and will you provide the name if the local cable affiliate?



    Can and will you provide your geographic Location (country, city, state).



    With the above information we can determine the appropriate next step. The configuration requirements for your router are determined by your ISP not mine -- that is why your specific information has been sought.

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Setting up Mac Filtering on your Wireless Router


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Note: these instructions are generalized for most common routers, if you are having trouble with your router, please post a question providing your routers model and what you are trying to set up, thank you.

First you must log into your router to change the settings. To do this, you need to user your web browser and type in the IP address of your router in the address bar like this: http://192.168.2.1/ Note, the numbers I used in the example are the most common default IP address for routers, look in the user manual for your router for your IP address, if it is 67.73.736.93 for example (I dont think any routers use that but its an example) then you would use: http://67.73.736.93/
Also please use the user manual for your router for information on how to change your routers default administrator password, this will prevent others from changing your network settings.
Now you will be at the main page for your router. There should be a column on the left or at the top of the page with options.
Find and click on "Mac filtering" or "Mac address control"
There will be a column labeled Mac addresses, and a set of options including "allow" or "deny", you want to select "allow", this will deny connections that are not on the list, and allow connections that are on your list, the "deny" option does the opposite.
Now you need to obtain the Mac address of any computers or devices you want to access your network.
For PC: click start, run, type "cmd", hit enter, this will open up command line. it should say something like "c:/" with a black background. type "ipconfig /all" A lot of text will come up, scroll through and find a device with the word wireless or wifi in its name, this is your wireless adapter. Below that will be a line that says either "Mac address" or "physical address" followed by your mac address, that will look like this: 00:K3:9D:93:J3:9H (for example only, basically its six sets of 2 characters separated by :'s) Write this down
For Mac: go to applications, utilities, terminal. type "ifconfig" A lot of text will come up, scroll through and find a device with the word wireless or wifi in its name, this is your wireless adapter. Below that will be a line that says either "Mac address" or "physical address" followed by your mac address, that will look like this: 00:K3:9D:93:J3:9H (for example only, basically its six sets of 2 characters separated by :'s) Write this down
Do this with all the computers you want to access the internet, then you will have a list of Mac addresses. Go back to your router setup page, and enter them all into the settings. when you click "done" or "apply changes" the router will restart.
Congratulations, you're done!!!

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