Re: Changing the mac address on Windows 2000 and XP
From: Kelly D. Lucas (lucaskeli_at_fastmail.fm)
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2005 19:54:52 -0700 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Actually most vendors of hardware have some sort of utility that
interfaces with a firmware API, that can indeed change the MAC address.
This is independent of the platform, as generally firmware will hold the
Joe Osborn wrote:
>Not possible to change the MAC Address of a network device to my knowledge.
>They are coded into the firmware of the device itself and assigned by the
>manufacturer. You can always put a second NIC in the machine and Nat thru
>it so it appears to come from a different NIC because in fact it would be.
>Does this help?
>From: Pranav Lal [mailto:email@example.com]
>Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2005 11:26 AM
>Subject: Changing the mac address on Windows 2000 and XP
>Is there any way to change the mac address of a LAN card in Windows
>2000 and Windows XP?
>As a corollary to the question, how would one detect if a computer
>was changing its mac address? This is assuming that the network on
>which this machine is connected has DHCP enabled.
-- Kelly D. Lucas firstname.lastname@example.org