How to find the MAC address of a computer in Windows 98

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Step 1:
Open up the start menu, and click Run. You should now see the following window.

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Step 2:
Type command in the Open: box, and click Okay. If command didn't work try cmd. This will bring up a black command prompt window.

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Step 3:
The command prompt may look different on your screen, but it doesn't really matter. Type ipconfig /all in that window, and then press the enter key. This will dISPlay a lot of information. If it scrolls off the top you may need to enlarge the window.

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Step 4:
Look for the Physical Address dISPlayed on this screen. This is the MAC address of this computer.

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