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[Z580] BIOS update and no LAN / MAC Adres 00-00-00-00-00-00

2014-12-06, 20:23 PM

Hi all.

 

It's my first post here on this forum.

 

I have problem. I had update BIOS to version 5FCN95WW. Right now LAN/Ethernet don't work. After fresh instalation of Windows 8.1 + Drivers from your site my MAC adress of Realtek LAN card is 00-00-00-00-00-00. I checked on Windows 7 and XP. Same story.

 

When I set new physical adress number in driver settings under Device Manager and restart everything works fine BUT...
I can't install any linux distro that need network connection because card can't get ip adress from any router. TESTED.

 

I send my laptop on warranty but service say everything is good. SIC!
I buy machine without any OS and now use legal Windows 8.1 and they say that i don't have compatible OS. **bleep**!?

I argue with service about 1 week sending emails but they say everything is okay. But it's not. Today laptop return to me and guess. LAN don't work. It work only when i enter new adress in driver settings. Right now I don't know what to do. Laptop was in Medion service in Germany and right now I know only one. That peoples working there know nothing and don't know how check LAN MAC adress having Laptop without OS ( with blank HDD ). Can anybody help? Maybe someone had similar problem with MAC adress after BIOS Update.

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Re: [Z580] BIOS update and no LAN / MAC Adres 00-00-00-00-00-00

2015-03-10, 10:54 AM

Okay. I found way to fix it.

 

First of all you must create MS-DOS boot Flash. 

You can use this programm https://rufus.akeo.ie/

At field bootable disk choose  Free dos.

 

Then you need to download MAC address writer 1.42 from here http://www.asrock.com/support/Download/MACTool.asp

 

Unpack archive in root directory of the your flash card.

Open MAC.INI in notepad, fin field [MACOUI]

then change field MACOUI2=00138F to the MACOUI2=089E01 where the 089E01 is the first six character of your mac address. Close and save file.

 

Then reboot your computer and enter to the bios.

At the BOOT tab you should choose Legacy Support, Legacy first.

Save settings and exit from bios.

By using F12 chose to boot from your flash.

 

At the first window click enter

Then you must write

MACU C 089E01332G69

Where 089E01332G69 is YOUR MAC ADDRESS

 

 

 

 

Tap enter and your mac addres will be flashed.

 

FINAL WINDOW 

 

 

 

DONE. 

 

You can reboot your notebook. Set back your bios settings, Don't forget to turn off Secure boot if needed.

 

Good luck.

Sorry for my english. I hope it will help.

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Re: [Z580] BIOS update and no LAN / MAC Adres 00-00-00-00-00-00

2014-12-11, 0:13 AM

I've the same problem with my z480 after flashing 5fcn95ww. In WIndows, MAC Address Spoofing does the trick, but in Ubuntu it doesn't always work. Can I get kind of a MAC Address rewriter tool? Thanks.

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Re: [Z580] BIOS update and no LAN / MAC Adres 00-00-00-00-00-00

2015-03-10, 10:54 AM

Okay. I found way to fix it.

 

First of all you must create MS-DOS boot Flash. 

You can use this programm https://rufus.akeo.ie/

At field bootable disk choose  Free dos.

 

Then you need to download MAC address writer 1.42 from here http://www.asrock.com/support/Download/MACTool.asp

 

Unpack archive in root directory of the your flash card.

Open MAC.INI in notepad, fin field [MACOUI]

then change field MACOUI2=00138F to the MACOUI2=089E01 where the 089E01 is the first six character of your mac address. Close and save file.

 

Then reboot your computer and enter to the bios.

At the BOOT tab you should choose Legacy Support, Legacy first.

Save settings and exit from bios.

By using F12 chose to boot from your flash.

 

At the first window click enter

Then you must write

MACU C 089E01332G69

Where 089E01332G69 is YOUR MAC ADDRESS

 

 

 

 

Tap enter and your mac addres will be flashed.

 

FINAL WINDOW 

 

 

 

DONE. 

 

You can reboot your notebook. Set back your bios settings, Don't forget to turn off Secure boot if needed.

 

Good luck.

Sorry for my english. I hope it will help.

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Re: [Z580] BIOS update and no LAN / MAC Adres 00-00-00-00-00-00

2015-03-11, 19:25 PM
Yes, it work. I don't know what was my original MAC adress and try some random but in device manager Ethernet Card hang with (Code: 10).

Z580 have RTL8105E so I find that MAC adress for Realtek cards must start with 00:E0:4C and i generate some random MAC adress and it works now like a charm. Thank you so much.
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Re: [Z580] BIOS update and no LAN / MAC Adres 00-00-00-00-00-00

2015-03-12, 12:28 PM

My original MAC starting with 08:9E:01:

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Re: [Z580] BIOS update and no LAN / MAC Adres 00-00-00-00-00-00

2015-03-12, 14:20 PM

I try 08:9E:01 and it won't work for me. That's akward.

 

So I check here and Realtek use:

00:4F:49     Realtek
00:E0:4C    RealtekS            # REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORP.
52:54:00     RealtekU            # Realtek (UpTech? also reported)
52:54:AB    RealtekA            # REALTEK (a Realtek 8029 based PCI Card)

 

Your MAC is:

 

08:9E:01    QuantaCo          # QUANTA COMPUTER INC.

 

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Re: [Z580] BIOS update and no LAN / MAC Adres 00-00-00-00-00-00

2015-03-14, 7:43 AM

do you possibly have a UUID and S/N rewriter too? my z480 uuid and SN info was lost when I take this laptop back from the service center

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Re: [Z580] BIOS update and no LAN / MAC Adres 00-00-00-00-00-00

2017-03-19, 9:12 AM

Go to device setting and right click the NIC Adapter - Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller. On the Advanced Tab select Network Address. The radio button Not Present will be selected. Select the text box above and enter 12 hex digits without spaces or dashes. FE23DC2131DF or something similar (Hex digits are from 0 to F) and press enter. The MAC address with change and the network will be detected. No reboots, No flashes, nothing else is needed.

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