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my hp laptop was stolen how do i obtain the mac address

Can my HP laptop which was stolen on the 15/06/16 be tracked, if not how do I obtain the mac address

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my hp laptop was stolen how do i obtain the mac address

Chino_Yu_Zeet

 

Sorry, but you're operating under a misconception.

 

A PC does not have a Mac Address. This address is a unique code assigned to a piece of networking equipment, not to a PC.

 

So, if your PC had built-in wired networking, that would be one Mac address.

 

If it also had built-in Wifi, that would be a second Mac address.

 

These addresses are provided in bulk form to the manufacturers of networking equipment.

 

In addition, HP keeps no records of individual Mac addresses for individual PCs, so there's no way they could provide you that information.

 

And finally, Mac addresses can be "spoofed", meaning, if I had a piece of equipment from someone else, and I knew they had a way of tracking that address, it's a simple matter to "fake" the address on this piece of equipment so it no longer matches the original Mac address.

 

Sorry, but at this point (1) there's no way to obtain that information, and (2) even if you had it, it would do you no good.

 

Good Luck
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