GetVolumeInformation() and mother board designation

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    GetVolumeInformation() and mother board designation

    if "C:\\" designates the C drive, what is the designation for the motherboard. Is it "motherboard"?

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    What exactly are you trying to do??
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    I want to get the seial number for something stationary on a machine in a network. I thought the motherboard would be good if possible, if not the BIOS serial number should work just as well.

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    Look for the MAC address as is unique to the adaptor (modem / NIC).
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    Can you give me more detail on how to look for the MAC address?
    What function do I use, GetAddress()?

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