anyone know how to change the mac address on a wireless card?

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  1. quzer

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    i tried that yesterday but it didn't work :( i guess i'm gonna keep messing around with it, to see if it works
     
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    Remember you can't truly change the MAC. It is physically encoded in the hardware of the card. Also, the manufacturer may have some security that disables the cards ability to respond to request for a different MAC.

    Spoofing may just not do what you are trying to do... :dunno:
     
  5. Joe_Cool

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    from your root prompt:
    # ifconfig <interface> hw ether 12:34:56:78:90:ab
     
  6. quzer

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    i don't use linux, and it seems that what pookrat is right, when i try to spoof it it stops working :/
     

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