How to Find the MAC Address

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

This article describes a quick method to find the MAC  Address(Media Access Control).

1- What is MAC Address ?

– A Media Access Control address (MAC address) is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces

for communications on the physical network segment.

2- What is ARP?

Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is the protocol that maps Ethernet MAC address to IP address.

To determine the MAC address of computer:

start – Run – type  ARP -a (local computer IP)

Note : If you not determine the IP the command will give you MAC Address for all subnet network.


About Mohamed Abd Elhamid

Microsoft System Administrator

Posted on October 19, 2011, in HOW TO ?, Tips and Tricks and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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