Windows XP - Finding the IP Number and MAC Address of a Network Card

This document explains how to find the IP number and MAC address of a network card in Windows.

Windows 9x/2000/XP/Vista

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How to find the IP number and MAC address of a network card

  1. Click the Run button in the Windows Start Menu.
  2. run

  3. Type cmd in the Open prompt of the Run menu and click OK to launch a command prompt window.
  4. cmd

  5. Type ipconfig /all at the command prompt to check the network card settings.
  6. ipconfig

  7. The IP number and MAC address are listed by ipconfig under IP Address and Physical Address.
  8. ipconfig results

  9. You can copy the Physical Address and IP Address from the command prompt by right clicking in the command prompt and clicking Mark. Then select the text you want to copy with the mouse and hit the enter key.
  10. mark

    mac address

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Keywords:windows network ip number mac address network card finding xp nic   Doc ID:4273
Owner:Help Desk KB Team .Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2005-12-14 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-08-13 18:22 CDT
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