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At my high school, my laptop has been blocked on the wireless internet that we have. I wasnít doing anything bad, itís just the policy that the administrator told our IT guy Ė if a new MAC address pops up that he didnít hook up, heís supposed to block it. Since mineís been blocked, I have tried a few different ways to change my MAC address (or spoof it). MacMakeup didnít seem to take on my computer and then I tried SMAC which looked like it was doing the job, but didnít.

According to MacMakeup my network adapters are:
RealTek RTL8186D/8111D Family PCI-E GBE NIC (ver.
Dell Wireless1397 WLAN Mini-Card (ver.

When I used SMAC I could change the MAC address of the RealTek one, but I think that I read somewhere that it was my Ethernet adapter.

Is there another program that I should use or a way that is easier or better to change my MAC address?

My computer is:
Dell Vostro 1520
Vista SP1 32-bit

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Hey joefuf,

Unfortunately you will need to take this issue up with the IT department of your school; if it is a simple mistake as you have suggested, then I'm sure they will be able to assist you in resolving the issue. We are not permitted to assist you in circumventing any restrictions imposed by your school.

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Whats the purpose if hes going to block all new MAC's, he will just block your new one? You can buy a new wireless card

Edited by mike171562, 01 July 2009 - 10:00 AM.

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