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When installing some softwares, maybe you’ll be asked to provide the Mac address of your computer, to find this information, the trick is simple: use IPCONFIG in CMD.

1. Open cmd by pressing Window button + R (open RUN console)

2. Type into the box: cmd, press Enter

Now the terminal (command window to be exact) is opened, type in 

ipconfig /all

The the command window will print out all info about the Wireless and Ethernet Netword card info. The MAC address is located at

Ethernet Adapter
–Physical Adress: …

The physical address here is the Mac address, with the form of xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx (12 numbers+characters in total).

Misc trick: Shift + Right click to open terminal in specific folder.

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