Some Internet Service Providers (ISPs) permit just a specific number of PCs to associate with the Internet as a matter of course. They do this by "locking" the association with the interesting Media Access Control (MAC) address of your PC. Macintosh addresses are a novel number or identifier incorporated with modems, switches and other system equipment. To fix this, you should arrange the switch to claim to have a similar MAC address as the ISP "affirmed" PC, rather than its own. This is classified "mocking the MAC address. This article will enable you to arrange MAC Spoofing on your NETGEAR switch to sidestep the "locking" your ISP has designed on your association.