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Please can sum1 explain what this is in simple terms, and why you would need to find out.

This is quite important to me
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MAC Address = Serial number for network cards.

The only difference is that you can ping by MAC Address.
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lets say for eg// i am on virgin.net but i want BT, or Orange etc etc, why would i need to get the MAC address from BT !
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Originally Posted by kame1986 View Post
lets say for eg// i am on virgin.net but i want BT, or Orange etc etc, why would i need to get the MAC address from BT !
Which MAC Address? And why?
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Bt?
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who is asking for it and which one do they want? PC/modem/router?
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Bt?
Internet company in the UK.
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Yeah, why would i need to get the mac from Bt to move to another isp !
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Yeah, why would i need to get the mac from Bt to move to another isp !
Thay want your MAC adress so you can go to another provider? You don't have to give them that. Or are you saying that they're giving you a MAC to go to a different provider?
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Thay want your MAC adress so you can go to another provider? You don't have to give them that. Or are you saying that they're giving you a MAC to go to a different provider?
Or are you saying that they're giving you a MAC to go to a different provider - THATS THE ONE I MEANT !

so i say again clearly as i can make it.
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