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Windows 7: How can I delete/reset MAC of network adapter?

27 May 2015   #11
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

I was curious to know many things, but didn't get an answer for those many things.

OK, my dear friend, here goes the big bang. ( atleast I think so.)

Download, install and run Technitium MAC Address Changer Technitium MAC Address Changer - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com ( You will extract the downloaded zip file into a folder, and install the latest version. For the program to install correctly you must be a user with administrative privileges. I would further advise that you create a System Restore point before installing.)

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If your currently Active MAC address is not the same as the Original hard coded MAC Address, the "Restore Original" tab will not be greyed out . Just click on it to restore the original hard coded MAC Address by removing the registry entry where any changed address is stored.




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27 May 2015   #12
Bird333

Win 7 x64
 
 

Thanks for the link. I remembered the old MAC and just put it back in.
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27 May 2015   #13
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

OK, good. I presume you again entered into BIOS set up, and entered the original MAC address. That's an easy way out. But for that one must have an elephant's memory to remember that hexadecimal string. You seem to have one .

For the less endowed Technitium MAC Address Changer is the way to go to wipe the registry entry that contains the changed address and restore the hard coded MAC address.

I am requesting the Admins/Mods to mark this thread as solved, so that it can help others looking for a solution.
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