Network

Get Computer MAC Address

A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to a network interface card (NIC). The MAC is hard-coded to the NIC at the time of manufacture. How do you get the MAC address for a computer? Open Windows Command Prompt and type the following command: ipconfig /all This will display a result similar to the following: C:\>ipconfig /all Windows IP Configuration Host Name . . . . . .

Who is using my port in Windows 7

I was testing an application that was set to use port 8080. The application failed to start up throwing an exception that the port was in use. To identify the process tying up port 8080, I opened windows command prompt and typed the following command. netstat -aop tcp netstat is useful for displaying active connections and ports on which a computer is listening. Description of parameters used: a - Displays all TCP and UDP connections and listening ports

Computer Settings Not Matching Network Requirements

After upgrading my router WRT160NL to the latest DD-WRT Firmware (1614), I was unable to connect my laptop to the router using wireless adapter. No matter what I did I was still getting the error The settings saved on this computer for the network do not match the requirements of the network I matched the security settings on the router and updated this on the laptop so that they were the same but the error would not go away.