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How do I find a MAC address on my legacy gaming device?

Playstation 3

To obtain the MAC address:

  1. Start up the Playstation to the main menu (i.e. without a disc in the drive)
  2. Navigate to the System Settings icon and select
  3. Within that list find the option that says System Information and select
  4. In that list you will find your MAC Address


Playstation 2

To obtain the MAC address (Wired only):

  1. Start up your system and load the Network Adaptor Startup Disc
  2. With that loaded select ISP Setup when that opens select Agree
  3. Within the menu that opens you will want to select Local Area Network
  4. From there click Automatic Configuration then click Advanced
  5. Within that menu make sure Automatic is selected and then at the bottom of the list is your MAC address.


Wii U

To obtain the MAC address:

  1. Navigate to System Settings from the Wii U Menu
  2. Select Internet
  3. Select View Mac Address
  4. Your MAC address is displayed here


Nintendo Wii

To obtain the MAC address:

  1. Start up the Wii to its channel menu
  2. In the bottom-left corner of the screen select the circle that says Wii
  3. Then select the option on the right that says Wii Settings
  4. Click the right arrow to the second page and then select Internet and then Console Information
  5. The wireless hardware/MAC address should be listed
  • Two options will appear if you have a LAN adapter installed

XBox 360

To obtain the MAC address:

  1. With the system on and on the Xbox dashboard open the system settings option
  2. Go to Network settings then in that window select Configure Network.
  3. There will then be two options, you will want to highlight and click the block of text with “Advanced Settings
  4. From there, look to the bottom left hand corner for the MAC Address.

 Original Xbox (wired only)

To obtain the MAC address:

  1. Turn on your system without a game inside the disc tray
  2. Unplug the network cable
  3. Navigate to the Xbox Live option and when it cannot connect click settings
  4. Now scroll down to network settings
  5. In the lower right hand corner look for MAC=(This number is your MAC address).

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