How To Change MAC Address of your PC

These following Methods will show you how to change your Network card address. These Methods are tested on window 7 and window xp only but should work on windows 8. Note: Mac address is a 48bit address so keep in mind that you fill 12 digit long value.

Methods to Change MAC Address

First Method

1. On window 7 click on change adapter settings and then right click on Local area connection > properties>client for microsoft Networks> configure.

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2. in the advanced tab search for Network Address. Set the value Manually as you want.

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3. To check that if your Mac address has changed or not open cmd and type “ipconfig/all”.

Second Method

This Method is a bit more complicated but if first one didn’t work out then this is something you should try.

1. type “regedit” in your start menu to open registr editor.

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2. Follow this path “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control > Class > {4D36E972-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}”

3. Now you have to create a new string value. Right click in the right hand pane and create new string value.

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4. Name this entry as “Network address” and put your desired value in value data field.

5. Restart your Network adapter and check your Mac address using “Ipconfig/all” in command prompt.

Third Method

If you still not getting the desired result then you should download a software to do it for you

Software to change mac address are

Technitium Mac address changer – http://www.technitium.com/tmac/index.html#download

Smac – http://www.klcconsulting.net/smac/

Change mac address – http://lizardsystems.com/change-mac-address/ (paid and trial)

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