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Technitium MAC Address Changer – Media Access Changer

by Dwarka Rao 26 February 2010 One Comment

As the name suggests Technitium MAC Address Changer is a free tool which lets you change Address of Media Access Changer (MAC) of your Network Interface Card (NIC) regardless its make and model.

When manufacturers make any Network Interface Card, they give a particular Media Access Changer to each one of them which is actually used by Windows to access Ethernet Network (LAN). And this free tool namely, Technitium MAC Address Changer lets you change that address given by the manufacturer.

The main purpose behind changing the MAC address is to enhance the security parameters. If you are a security professional, then this free tool is must have for you which bypasses the actual address of Network Interface Card and offers it with a brand new MAC address. And it is compatible on Windows 7 also.

Features

  • Allows you to configure Internet Explorer HTTP proxy settings
  • Allows you to remove all registry entries corresponding to Network Adapter
  • Allows you to select random MAC address from the list of manufacturers
  • Changes the MAC address of the Network Interface Card (NIC) irrespective to its make and model
  • Automatically restarts your NIC in order to change MAC address instantaneously
  • Supports Windows Vista / Service Pack 2 and even Windows 7

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tec mac address

Performance

One security professional understands the criticality and importance of MAC address of a Network Interface Card (NIC). And Technitium MAC Address Changer offers you the same without any kind of complexity as it is capable of handling the whole process itself.

Reliability

This tool is compatible on Windows XP, VISTA /Server and even Windows 7. The feature which makes this tool amazingly useful is the fact that it is capable of changing the MAC address of any NIC irrespective to its maker and model.

Interface

Changing MAC address is one of the complex tasks performed by security professionals. But this tool has an intuitive and user friendly graphical interface allowing you to handle it with ease.

Misc

This tool is very much compatible on Windows 7. Apart from changing MAC address of the NIC, it provides enough information about it. This program also allows you to Configuration Presets, which directly saves in to your NIC settings.

Pros

  • Easy to use with user friendly interface
  • Changes MAC address of  NIC irrespective to its maker and model
  • Compatible on Windows Vista / Server and Windows 7
  • Offers you with ample information about your NIC

Cons

  • It gives a random MAC address for your NIC

Conclusion

The fact that it lets you change the MAC address of your NIC like a piece of cake as it handles all the process by itself, and its user friendly interface allows you to use it with so much of ease, Technitium MAC Address Changer is a must have tool all the security professional. There are several similar tools which would cause a great burden on your pockets, but this tool is absolutely free.

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  • Gear Knobs %0A said:

    there are lots of cheap home security gadgets that you can buy online these days, i can find most of them from ebay ;”~

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