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Old 07-12-07, 20:07
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Default Can you locate a MAC address on the Internet?

Ping works with IP addresses. Is there a way to look for a MAC address in a similar way?

My computer was stolen today and I'm wondering if there's anyway to see if it's connected to the Internet.
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Old 07-12-07, 20:13
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Default Re: Can you locate a MAC address on the Internet?

Without having special software already installed, on, as that laptop is likely connected behind a router, which would thus cause you to only see the routers mac address, not the local machine. Sorry
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