Media Access Control (MAC) address is the computer’s physical address inside the network. This tool will help you to configure your router(s) to allow only specific computers to access the network or internet. Thanks to William for asking this question last December 16, 2009.
If your computer has more than one network adapter, the MAC address of each adapter is listed separately.
Using the tool to display the network adapters mac address
Physical Address Transport Name
Other Parameters of the tool
GETMAC [/S system [/U username [/P [password]]]] [/FO format] [/NH] [/V]
/U [domain\]user Specifies the user context under
/P [password] Specifies the password for the given
/FO format Specifies the format in which the output
/NH Specifies that the "Column Header" should
/V Specifies that verbose output is displayed.
/? Displays this help message.
Anyhow, if your a windows fan and you don’t like the name, you can still use another network tool called ipconfig to get the network adapters physical address (alternative name to mac address)
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . : Broadcom NetXtreme 57xx Gigabit Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-19-8B-DB-69-1D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . : Yes
Hope this helps!