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two mac addresses to one ip

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  • Started 1 year ago by novice1
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novice1
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I have noticed in my router that I have two different mac addresses to one ip. I have tried to block one only to find that it disables my wireless altogether and to enable my wireless again I have to keep resetting the router which is very annoying. Please help.

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scorpion99
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mac address a unique chain of characters for any network card. In your case , it seems that two differents devices in your network got this IP (not in the same time of course). But why do you want to delete them ?

Posted 1 year ago
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novice1
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I dont want to delete them both, only one. What other device could be connected to my wireless.

Posted 1 year ago
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novice1
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I know the mac address for my device, and when I go into my router to attached devices, it does show both mac addresses. Why when I try to block the 'foreign' one, does it disable my wireless altogether. Logically it should disable the other device shouldn't it?

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Xhi
Posts: 6298

When you disconnect your device do they both disconnect? If so perhaps your device needs/requires/has two mac addresses associated with it.

Also check what happens when you attach your device to a different router.

If it works why are you worried about it?

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