Your MAC address might be really important for a few specific scenarios. For example, you wanna prevent a device, a Windows 10 computer for example from using your wifi connection anymore, then in this case scenario finding your MAC address is necessary.
And if you need guidance which will walk you through step by step on how to find MAC address in your Windows 10 computer, then you came to the right place.
Because in this guide we are going to show you not one but two simple ways to find MAC address in Windows 10. So without a further ado, lets jump straight into the process.
Use the control panel to find your MAC address
It might be your child’s exams which are drawing near but he is addicted to the internet or either way, you’re in any situation like this. Then, blocking a specific MAC (Also, known in its full form as media access control) address can really come in handy. As by blocking the MAC address of a device, that device can no longer access your Wi-Fi network.
You can use this simple method of using your control panel in your Windows 10 computer to easily find any MAC address in a Windows 10 computer.
To do so, go through the following steps…
Firstly, click on the Windows icon (the one on the bottom left) and type in “control panel” on the search box. You will then see it appear with the description which says “Desktop app”. And you left click on that.
After that, click on this option named as “Network and Internet”.
And then you will be taken to another tab and there you click on this option which says “Network and Sharing Center”.
After clicking on that you will be taken to another different tab where you will see the name of your wifi connection appear.
And you left click on it and you will open up another new tab under the name “Wi-Fi Status”. And from there you click on this option which says “Details”.
After that, you will see your MAC address appear beside the “physical address” line.
And by doing so you will have successfully found your MAC address by using your control panel.
Find your MAC address using the command prompt
The second method is by using the command prompt to find your MAC address in your Windows 10 computer.
To do so, the first thing you do is open up your command prompt.
For this, you have to press your Windows key and R simultaneously.
And you will open up your “Run” command appear. And there you type in “cmd” and click “OK”.
After that you type in the following code in your command prompt:
getmac /v /fo list
And then press your enter key.
After that, you will see your MAC address appear on the “physical address” line.
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You can likewise read this guide of ours which shows you how to find your saved wifi password in Windows 10.
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