I there a safe way to read/get the Network Cards MAC addres
in Win2k/Xp while not using NETBIOS ?

Posted on 2002-10-06 13:48:08 by BogdanOntanu
(moved the post to networking)

Winsock FAQ:
4.7 - How do I get the MAC (a.k.a. hardware) address of the local Ethernet adapter?.
The SNMP API method is very reliable, on win98/winNT/2k/XP there's another method using the iphlp api, and there are some low level methods that directly talk to the device drivers.

Posted on 2002-10-06 14:50:52 by Thomas
Thank you very much :)
Posted on 2002-10-06 17:38:40 by BogdanOntanu
TCPTable, amoung other things, gets the max address for the different ip adapters in the computer.

get it from

Posted on 2002-10-08 19:39:50 by mega
Again many many thanks :)

And may the source be with you ...
Posted on 2002-10-12 14:45:26 by BogdanOntanu